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Rottweiler euthanized following attack

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ALBERTVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A Marshall County woman suffered serious injuries from a dog Tuesday afternoon. Officials said the Rottweiler involved was put down.

It happened after 1 p.m. on the 400 block of Turnpike Road. The Marshall Co. Sheriff's Office said a woman was loading the dog into a vehicle when it pulled away from its leash. The dog went to a neighbor's house, where it attacked a 53-year-old woman.

The woman sustained serious injuries to her arm and wrist. She was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

According to police, the dog was euthanized and sent to a lab for rabies testing.

The victim's name has not been released. The results of the lab tests are pending.

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