Woman Dies After Dog Attack In Davie County

Woman in Cooleemee killed during dog attack.


COOLEEMEE, N.C. – The Davie County Sheriff's Office said a woman has died from her injuries after being attacked by a dog.

Davie County Sheriff A.C. Stokes said the attack happened just before 7:00 p.m. on Monday as the woman was checking her mailbox. A neighbor heard the woman yelling and found her in the yard before calling for help. A second neighbor was also bitten by the dog but their condition is unknown. A police officer shot and killed the dog as it was still acting aggressively after they arrived on scene. 

Sheriff Stokes said it was the neighbor's pitbull that attacked but the owners have not been charged at this time. The Sheriff also said there were no known problems with the dog.

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