An infant in Georgia has died and her great-grandmother was injured after they were mauled by a dog at a suburban home outside Augusta, authorities say.
Seven-month-old Serenity Garnett was attacked by the dog on Tuesday afternoon. Her great grandmother, Migdelia Guadalupe, was also bitten while trying to rescue the girl.
WRDW reports that Guadalupe, 56, had puncture wounds and lacerations on both her arms.
Both Serenity and Guadalupe were rushed to the AU Medical Center. Serenity died at the hospital, while Guadalupe remains in the hospital but is expected to recover from her injuries.
hA GoFundMe campaign has been established to raise money for Serenity’s funeral expenses.