Virginia girl killed while chasing after dog will be buried with pet, family says

A Virginia girl struck by a vehicle and killed while chasing after her dog -- who also died -- will be buried with her beloved pet, her family said Monday.

Jennarae Goodbar was running after her hunting dog, Cash “Chashiemomo,” on Route 60 in Rockbridge County when a driver struck the 12-year-old and her canine, WTVR reported. Goodbar was outside her home training Cash at the time.

"Goodbar was chasing the family dog when she entered the roadway and was struck by the vehicle," Virginia State Police Senior Trooper R.E. Tackett told the news site.

The incident was called a tragic accident. Her mother, Donna Jean Stuples, said her daughter and the dog will be buried together.

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