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A dog owner has been treated for shock after her Jack Russel terrier was dragged to its death by its lead when a tram's doors closed before it could follow her on board.

Heartbroken Edith Bauer, 59, watched as the luckless three-year-old pooch - called Jacky - tried to run to keep up with the tram before it was catapulted into a crash barrier, breaking its neck.

"The dog hesitated about getting onto the tram and the doors closed, trapping the lead," said one passenger on the bus in Stuttgart, Germany.

"She tried releasing the lead but it was stuck and she couldn't open the emergency doors.

"The poor dog ran as fast as it could but it couldn't keep up.

"By the time the driver was alerted it was too late," they added.

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