Search continues for doggy after owner killed in hit-and-run in Vernon

VERNON — the search continues Thursday for a missing black and white puppy closing viewed within the area of Phoenix road.

The black and white pitbull, about 6-months-historical, goes by the identify Ollie. He weighs about forty pounds. he is micro-chipped.

Ollie’s proprietor, Andrew Aggarwala, 44, turned into walking Ollie near his house presently earlier than three p.m. Tuesday in the a hundred block of Phoenix road when he became hit through a driver, police referred to.

First responders stated Aggarwala dead on the scene. Ollie has no longer been seen.

After the crash, officers canvassed the area with the aid of floor and by way of drone Tuesday looking for Ollie. the hunt persisted Wednesday.

because the hunt for Ollie continues, so does the seek the accused driver who fled Tuesday’s deadly crash.

Police said Wednesday evening that investigators seized “a automobile of pastime” after constructing a checkpoint close the place of the deadly accident. Police talked about no arrest changed into made, however did ascertain there turned into someone in the automobile when it turned into seized.

Investigators continue to follow up on a couple of leads, including analyzing photos that has already been submitted and items of evidence recovered from the scene, police said.

Police asked any individual residing in the instant neighboring roads around Phoenix road to examine surveillance cameras for any feasible photos of the suspect car from about 2:45 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday.

any individual with suggestions concerning the deadly crash is requested to call Vernon police at 860-872-9126.

Any sightings of Ollie may also be known as in to 860-798-2000.