Transcript for Woman walking dog victim of gator attack
studio. We turn to that allator attack where a woman walking hery a creek was dragged away en trying to protect herdog. Victor Oquendo has more. Reporter: Good morning E are bodies of water just like this where you find alligall over the areand officials in this case this alligator latch on to S leash and pulled both the dog and woman into that lagoon and that W died protein her pet.dog walk Tur deadly. Woman O Hilton head island, uth Caroli, killed after being attacked by an alligator Monday. It's aery rare occurrence, one weope we will not witness again. Rter: Officials sayhe victim, 45-year-oldassandra cline wasng her dog N a lagoonnown to be populated with gators when an eight-foot alligator tr to attack the animal. Cline trie protectin her pet when the alligatorurned on her drng herunderwater. If he sees a small dog or anything that they think they can get it's going te out there faster than you can react. Epter: Signs throughout the upscale comty warning restps about alligators. A neighbor said saw one earlier N the sit the attack. Eight, ten-foot gnd ped traffic andas like, man, you , Y don't get to see that eve morning. Reporter: A wan also walkinr dogs in Florida W killed when a 12-foo alligator at. Attack humans are not on. Still, experts W to keep your distance. Golfing communities like this one W gators can be co That ak mode and short distance, 10 to 15 to 20 feet than overcome a human beingvery quickly. Repor5 to 20 feet away from water is a safe distance. This is very rar in south Carolina. Is isust the second alligarelated de here in 42 years What tragedy. Thanks very much.
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