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12/3/07-Smith County

East Texas Woman Attacked By Pit Bull

An East Texas woman is sent to the hospital after being attacked by a pit bull. 

It happened early Saturday morning at the woman's home on County Road 212 in Smith County.  The sheriff's department says the woman was trying to break up a fight between her dog and the neighbor's pit bull when the pit bull bit her on the hand. 

Authorities say the woman suffered severe injuries to her hand and had to undergo surgery.  The sheriff's department says the owner of the pit bull was ordered to quarantine the dog.

Molly Reuter, Reporting. mreuter@kltv.com

 

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