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Trooper, bystanders save loose dog on I-95 in Westport

Connecticut State Police facbeook

WESTPORT — A dog that got loose on I-95 is back with her family thanks to a state police trooper and some good Samaritans.

Connecticut State Police said in a Facebook post that “things got a little ‘hairy'” when the dog named Maggie got loose on Route I-95 in Westport Sunday morning.

Police say Troop G Trooper Mike Grabowski and others who stopped to help rescued the dog after a “brief but terrifying chase on the highway.” Police say the dog is now safe at home with her “human family.”