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Woman stopping to rescue injured dog hit by car

September 26, 2011 |  9:12 am

Police were looking Monday for a hit-and-run driver who struck a woman who had stopped to remove an injured dog from the road.

The 61-year-old woman was hit by a red Buick with damage on the passenger-side door in the Sunday incident in San Diego's Castle neighborhood.

The driver continued without stopping.

The woman was taken to the hospital with a broken leg and a lacerated liver. The dog did not survive.

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