Volunteer K-9 dog 'Pepper' killed in Riverside County

This is "Pepper" a 3-year-old Labrador Retriever.

She was out in the Perris area yesterday where they were assisting with an unknown investigation.

During that investigation, Pepper was hit by a car and died.

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department says it's saddened by this traffic accident and grateful for what Pepper had done for the department.

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