Shreveport man hit by car while running from pitbull

Published: Jun. 30, 2011 at 9:51 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 14, 2011 at 5:51 AM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A Shreveport man was reportedly hit by a car late Wednesday night while he was reportedly running from a dog.

The accident happened around 11:00 p.m. off Randolph St.

According to Shreveport Police, the man was running from a pitbull when he darted in front of oncoming traffic and was hit. The dog was also hit by a vehicle.

The man was taken to LSU Health Sciences Center where police expect him to be okay; however, the dog did not survive.

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