CORINTH, ALCORN COUNTY MS - A WOMAN WAS AIRLIFTED TO MEMPHIS AFTER BEING ATTACKED BY THE FAMILY PIT BULL
Emergency officials stand by as Air Evac prepares to life flight a woman who was attacked by a dog Saturday afternoon in Alcorn County near the Tippah County line. (Photo by Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today)
By Josh Mitchell
Corinth Today News Editor
A woman was airlifted after a dog attacked her Saturday afternoon in Alcorn County, according to a sheriff’s deputy.
The woman was attacked by the dog at a residence on County Road 746, said Alcorn County Sheriff’s Deputy Shane Latch.
It appears the dog may have been aPIT BULL and belonged to the woman and her family.
The incident happened at around 3:30 p.m. in the Chalybeate area near the Tippah County line off Highway 72 West.
The dog was still alive and would have to be detained for 14 days, Latch said.
It was unclear which hospital the woman was airlifted to, but it may have been Regional One Health in Memphis.