UNDERWOOD, Minn. (AP) — A Dent man and his dog are dead after their pickup went off a road and submerged in a slough (sloo) near Underwood over the weekend.

Otter Tail County sheriff’s authorities say 35-year-old Paul Whitman was not wearing a seat belt.
Both Whitman and his dog drowned.

The accident happened early Saturday. The sheriff’s office says alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.

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Comments (7)
  1. L says:

    How sad, I hate when animals are victims of human stupidity.

  2. jeff says:

    yeah……no…….it’s not sad at all that the guy died cuz he made the decision to drink and drive. are you for real?

    1. me987 says:

      yup only sad for the poor dog…he had no choice.

  3. L says:

    sad for the dog….

  4. me987 says:

    upid human…poor dog

  5. me987 says:

    oops stupid human…poor dog (looks like iam also a stupid human this am)

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