Long Island Man Tries to Save Dog Hit by Car, Gets Struck by Second Car | NBC New York

Long Island Man Tries to Save Dog Hit by Car, Gets Struck by Second Car

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    Police say a man was hit by a car while trying to save his dog that was fatally struck by another vehicle minutes earlier.

    Suffolk County police say the man suffered a broken leg after running into the street to help his dog Tuesday evening in Sayville.

    The man was airlifted to a hospital.

    According to Newsday, police say the driver who hit the dog did not remain on the scene.

    No charges were filed against the driver who struck the pedestrian.

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