The dog attacks the mother, the daughter; send 1 to hospital, officials say

HASTINGS, Minn. (KVLY/Gray News) – A dog attack sent a woman to the hospital earlier this week.

Officials said a pit bull attacked the woman’s daughter and the animal turned on the mother when she got involved.

KVLY reports that the daughter ended up calling 911 and her mother was taken to hospital, where she underwent surgery on Tuesday evening.

Authorities said the girl was also injured in the attack, but her injuries were not as extensive.

Officials say the pit bull will be sent to the University of Minnesota for an autopsy, but no immediate word was given on the animal’s death.