Saturday, June 7, 2014
Lily The Doggie Gets Hit By Train Pulling Unconscious Owner Off Railroad Tracks
David Lanteigne has adored this pit bull since recuing Lilly from a shelter to be a companion for his mom who suffers from alcoholism.
"We saved her life and she saved my mom's life," he said.
It was midnight last Wednesday when his mom fell unconscious on train tracks in Shirley.
"Lilly was either pushing or pulling my mother off the tracks," said Lanteigne. "There wasn't enough time and that just prior to the train making impact Lilly had intentionally gotten between the train and my mother and had taken the hit."
The entire hit. Eight-year-old Lilly suffered severe trauma. David's mother was uninjured.
[Reporter]: "Will this dog be able to walk again?"
"Yes she should be able to walk quite well. They accommodate quite well to having a front limb amputation," said the veterinarian.
Lanteigne, a Boston police officer, will be with her every step of the way.
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