Man, child attacked by dog in Edmond

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EDMOND, Okla. – A man and a child have been attacked by a dog in Edmond.

The dog attack was reported around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday near 2nd and Coltrane.

Officials said the 2-year-old was in the backyard at the time. The man was trying to save the child when he was also attacked.

The child was rushed to a hospital in critical condition. The man, later identified as his father, was taken to another hospital in an unknown condition.

Officials had to wrestle the dog, later identified as a pit bull, and said it will have to be euthanized.

No other details have been released.

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