Man breaking up dog fight dies of heart attack

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DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. - A man trying to stop a dog fight died Friday, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

The incident happened on Mitchell Road off North Burnt Hickory Road around 4 p.m. A 911 caller initially reported a dog attack, but deputies determined the man died of a heart attack.

Douglas County Sheriff Phil Miller said two dogs were attacking another dog, and the man tried to break it up. He said the man had a heart attack and died in the street.