GALLUP, N.M. – Authorities say a 55-year-old old man was attacked and mauled to death by a pack of wild dogs in a rural part of New Mexico.
McKinley County Sheriff's Lt. Thomas Mumford described the man as "severely ravaged." The man was taken by ambulance to Gallup Indian Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Sherrif's investigators, the Navajo Nation police and the FBI are trying to determine what happened Wednesday in the rural area east of Gallup.
No identification has been released as authorities try to notify relatives.
Information from: Gallup Independent, http://www.gallupindependent.com