The hunt for a three-year-old dog has gone viral after his owner was hit by a car.
The campaign, #FindBarney, was launched in Britain to track down runaway canine Barney after 72-year-old local woman Jennifer Lowden was hit by a car whilst walking her pet pooch in Devon, south west England.
Jennifer was struck on the A374 road and killed on Monday evening (25.01.16).
A police spokesman said: "Ms. Lowden was treated at the scene by air ambulance paramedics, but died a short time later.
"Ms. Lowden's dog Barney is now known to have also been involved in the collision and inquiries continue to locate him."
The plea to find the biscuit-coloured dog by Devon and Cornwall Police has been viewed over 70,000 times and has been trending on Twitter.