Woman struck by car while trying to get dog out of road
Pomeranian pronounced dead at scene; woman taken to hospital
TAMARAC, Fla. – A woman was struck by a car Monday while trying to get her dog out of the road, Broward Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Gina Carter said.
The incident was reported about 6:50 a.m. just west of the intersection of West McNab Road and University Boulevard.
According to Carter, the victim was walking three dogs when one of the dogs, a Pomeranian, got off the leash and ran into the road.
Carter said the woman stepped into the road to retrieve the dog and was struck by a car.
The dog was pronounced dead at the scene.
The woman was taken to Broward Health Medical Center with serious injuries. She was taken into surgery and is expected to survive.
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