Russell Crowe’s 16-month-old puppy was hit by a truck.

Russell Crowe, the actor, has disclosed the tragic demise of his pet dog Louis.

The 58-year-old actor said the 16-month-old puppy was hit by a truck and died in his arms.

“This is Louis, a 16-month-old Papillion. Tiny, cheeky, and courageous.” Crowe tweeted on Thursday, “He won my heart.”

“Unfortunately, on the second anniversary of my father’s death, Louis was hit by a truck today.”

“We tried to take him to the vet, but he died in my arms as I told him how much we loved him.”