Woman Injured, Pet Dog Killed in Crash

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One woman is injured and her pet dog killed after she loses control of her car.

The accident happened just after noon Wednesday on I–70 near the 29 Road overpass.

Grand Junction Police say the 67 year old driver went off the left side of the westbound lanes.

Her car came to rest in the east bound lanes.

Police say her dog died in the accident.

One lane of traffic was shut down until crews could clean up the accident.

The driver was citied for careless driving.