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Kentucky 2-year-old Strangled by Dog Chain 


KENTUCKY (04/28/15) - The Kentucky State Police (Post 10) in Harlan County Kentucky has reported an incident involving a child strangled by a dog chain.

According to KSP officials, Troopers received a call about a two year old girl unresponsive on Osborne Lane in the Wallins community of Harlan County. Tpr. Rodney Sturgill responded to the hospital and began an investigation.

Preliminary investigation indicates the two year old walked from her residence to the next door neighbors. It appears that she was playing with a dog that was chained up when the chain wrapped around the child's neck. The parents of the two year old located her and started CPR until ems arrived.

She was taken to Harlan County ARH then flown out to Johnson City Medical Center in Tennessee.

At this time the child'scondition is unknown.

Information provided by the Kentucky State Police
Posted by J.L. Graham
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