Dog missing after owner killed in massive I-5 wreck

By Emily Gillespie, Columbian breaking news reporter

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A Yorkie belonging to the man who died in the massive Interstate 5 crash last week is missing, according to the East Padden Animal Hospital.

The agency posted a photo of the missing dog, Daisy, to its Facebook page and the post had been shared more than 60 times.

Twenty-eight vehicles, including multiple tractor-trailers, were involved in the crash reported at milepost 13, near the Gee Creek rest area, about 10 a.m. Thursday.

The chain-reaction accident and several others in the area occurred as snow began to fall, making the freeway suddenly slippery.

Matthew S. Scott, 39, of Tualatin, Ore., was the driver of a 1994 Ford Explorer who died in the crash, according to Washington State Patrol. Seven other people were injured in the crash, which continues to be investigated by detectives.

Also inside the Explorer was Daisy, a 2-year-old female Yorkshire terrier, who is now missing. The dog was wearing a collar with tags at the time of the crash. The animal hospital asks that anyone who has any information call 360-892-1500.