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Dog That Killed Six-Year-Old Boy Euthanized

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OAK GROVE, Ky. - A dog that attacked and killed a six-year-old boy in southern Kentucky has been euthanized.

The small German Shepherd mauled the young boy at a home in Oak Grove on Sunday afternoon.

The boy and his family were visiting a Fort Campbell soldier's home, where the dog had been trained to help that soldier with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Police said the dog attacked the boy in the yard of the home.

The child was taken by LifeFlight to Vanderbilt Medical Center, where he died from his injuries on Monday morning.

No identities were released.

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