Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

Postal worker dies after Putnam County dog attack

File photo by Patrick T. Fallon
AFP via Getty Images
Five dogs attacked a postal worker after her vehicle broke down.

A 61-year-old postal worker died after being mauled Sunday by several dogs in the Interlachen Lake Estates area, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday.

“At this time we are working to provide more information,” a Sheriff’s Office spokesperson said in a statement Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, the mail carrier was attacked Sunday afternoon by the dogs after her vehicle broke down.

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner News4Jax.