Crews rescue dog that jumped off Carter County bridge

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Courtesy: Carter Co. Sheriff Jeff May

CARTER COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – First responders in Carter County made an unusual rescue on Tuesday.

Carter County Sheriff Jeff May posted a video on Facebook of the rescue involving a dog.

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May says the dog jumped over the side of the bridge on the AA highway into Tygarts Creek and broke both front legs.

Carter County sheriff’s deputies, along with firefighters with the Grayson Fire Department and the Grahn Fire Department, responded to the scene.

May says crews removed the dog, who is expected to make a full recovery.

Yesterday afternoon we received an unusual call that a dog had jumped over the side of the bridge on the AA highway into Tygarts Creek. We responded and rescued the dog with the help of Grayson and Grahn Fire Dept. Members. We received word that the dog had both front legs broken and no other apparent injuries. It is expected to make a full recovery. Just another day in the life of the Sheriff's Dept.

Posted by Carter County Sheriff Jeff May on Wednesday, October 31, 2018