If my dog was hit by a truck, is the owner of the truck responsible?

Question Details: My dog was with her handler a quadriplegic who sits in wheelchair. He was on the busy road with her. She chewed through the leash and he asked a neighbor, a 16 year old boy, to help him retrieve her. She was scared and ran away from the boy and her handler. The truck was driving north on route 7 in 45 mph zone. He said that he didn't see her and dragged her under his truck for 100 feet. My dogs body was very broken. Her neck appeared to be broken and her face and muzzle were severely injured and her teeth were broken.

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