State worker in coma after pit bull attack

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by The Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on February 6, 2014 at 5:27 PM

DILLON, S.C. (AP) -- An employee of South Carolina's environmental agency is in a coma after he was attacked by a two pit bull dogs in Dillon County. 

Sheriff's Capt. Cliff Arnett says an employee of the Department of Health and Environmental Control was working in a rural area Tuesday when he encountered the dogs. 

The man managed to call 911. He is listed in critical condition in a hospital. A family member says he has been put into a medically induced coma. The man's name has not been released. 

Deputies shot the dogs and will test them for rabies.
 

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