Man, Dog Killed After Being Hit By Car Fleeing From Police

August 28, 2012 Updated Aug 28, 2012 at 2:03 PM EDT

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Man, Dog Killed After Being Hit By Car Fleeing From Police

August 28, 2012 Updated Aug 28, 2012 at 2:03 PM EDT

A sad story from Monday in New Jersey.

According to the Newark (N.J.) Star-Ledger, authorities said a 55-year-old man and his dog were killed early Monday morning when they were struck by a car fleeing from police in New Jersey.

Six people who were in the vehicle at the time of the incident were taken into custody, according to the Star-Ledger story.

Read the Star-Ledger report HERE.