Davis County drug dog killed in line of duty

K-9 officer Eico was killed in the line of duty on Sunday night.

The Davis County Sheriff's Office lost a valued officer over the weekend.

According to Sheriff Dave Davis, K-9 Officer Eico was killed on Sunday night.

Davis said only that Eico was killed when he was struck by a vehicle while performing his duties.

He did not elaborate on the specifics of the accident or what deputies were investigating at the time of the accident.

Davis said that Eico was with his office for only a short time.

In that time he was known for having a playful personality and being good with children.

Davis said that Eico could go from playing to work in an instant.

He added that Eico would be sorely missed by his staff.

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