Crash that killed Indiana K-9 officer

The aftermath of a crash in Whitley County, Indiana, involving a stolen vehicle that killed a police dog.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A carjacking suspect is expected to face charges in connection with a fiery crash in Whitley County, Ind., that killed a police dog.

Police say 31-year-old carjacking suspect Clarence Shearer, of Ft. Wayne, Ind., slammed into a northern Indiana sheriff's deputy's cruiser Wednesday afternoon.

The deputy, acting on reports of an armed carjacking, had just finished setting up stop sticks to prevent the suspect from fleeing during a multi-county pursuit. He escaped unharmed but couldn't get the K-9 out of the cruiser.

After he was treated for minor injuries, Shearer was taken to Allen County Jail. 

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