Hillsboro K-9 killed in crash

Hillsboro police K9 dies after crash

HILLSBORO, Ore. -- Hillsboro K-9 officer Billy died late Monday evening after a crash at Tualatin Valley Highway and Century Boulevard.

Officer Cory Zaugg was westbound on TV Highway when an eastbound vehicle made a left turn onto Century, striking the patrol car, police spokesman Lt. Henry Reimann said.

Zaugg had minor injuries but ‎Billy "suffered massive trauma" and died, he said.

"From the Beaverton PD K9 Unit and the rest of or agency, @HillsboroPolice Officer Zaugg & K9 Billy, we thank you for your contribution and sacrifice to the citizens of the Portland Metro Area! Rest well our friend," the agency said on Twitter.

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