Infant Dies After Being Bit By Family Dog On Friday in Yadkin County

3:53 PM, Nov 13, 2012   |    comments
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Yadkinville, NC-- An infant is dead, and the sheriff's office said it may have been an "unpreventable tragedy."

The Yadkin County Sheriff's Office said they received a call around 11:30 a.m. Friday about a dog bite. When deputies arrived, they learned that a 3-month-old had been bitten by the family's dog.

The child was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Tuesday, the sheriff's office said in a news release that the child died from injuries associated with the bites.

Sheriff William Oliver said, "At this time, it appears this was an unpreventable tragedy."

Yadkin Co. Sheriff's Office

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