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Man, dog killed on I-25 near Fort Collins

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Posted at 7:53 PM, Nov 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-19 21:53:24-05

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- A man and dog are dead after they were hit by a semi on I-25 near Fort Collins.

The Colorado State Patrol says the fatal accident happened at 5:30pm near the Harmony Road exit on Northbound I-25 Sunday.

CSP says a man and woman were having an argument while driving. When the woman pulled over to the side of the highway, a dog in their car jumped out and ran into the road.

The passenger, a 39-year-old man from Tennessee, chased the dog. Both were hit and killed by a semi truck, according to CSP. The driver stayed on scene.

Troopers are asking for any witnesses to please call *CSP or contact CSP on social media.