“[Drunk driving] is something that I thought would never affect me, or my friends, or my family. Because it’s a cultural thing, we never think it’s going to affect us,” Limacher said.
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“I hope people wake up and say, ‘this is enough’. We can’t allow impaired driving to go on.”
Limacher said Kaufmann had recently gained ownership of a five-month-old, German shorthaired pointer named Macy and was out on Pasqua Street extension grid road Sunday evening to train the young retrieving dog how to hunt.
He believes Kaufmann was outside of the truck when the collision happened, possibly sitting on the tailgate of the truck or standing just behind the vehicle.
Both Kaufmann and his dog were killed in the collision.
“Tanner had a wife and two small kids. It’s just not fair,” Limacher said.
“It doesn’t seem fair that this is so accepted in Saskatchewan.”