Woman Dies After Dog Attack In Oakland Park

A woman died Thursday after a dog attacked her Oakland Park.

WSVN.com reports that the incident occurred at a dog rescue facility in the vicinity of Northeast Fourth Avenue and East Commercial Boulevard. There, rescue workers found the 71-year-old volunteer with serious bites and transported her to Broward Health Medical Center where she later died.

In a statement, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said “The preliminary investigation reveals that the two adult females are workers, and one of them was working with the dog when apparently the dog suddenly snapped.” One of the other workers attempted to assist and sustained bites as well.

On its Facebook page the rescue posted a statement saying:

“Our hearts are broken for our dear friend Pam. Our deepest condolences to her family and friends. We are all grieving and ask you to please give us time to process this great misfortune and loss of our dear friend. We thank you for your love and patience.”

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