4-year-old Killed in Victoria, Texas Dog Bite Accident

A 4-year-old child was killed when he was mauled by a neighbor’s pit bull in a Texas dog bite accident, after the boy disappeared from his yard Sunday afternoon, police said.

The 4-year-old was identified as Kylar Johnson of Victoria, Texas.

The boy was later found dead the next morning after succumbing to injuries he experienced as a result of the dog bite accident.

Officials said the boy had wandered almost a mile and a half from his home, where he had been outside with his father, Cole Johnson.

The owner of the pit bull that killed the young boy owns as many as 10 pit bulls, officials reported.

Authorities with Victoria County said the yard was not completely fenced and the boy easily wandered into it.

Dog owners in Texas have a responsible to secure animals, especially those that may pose a threat on neighbors, passersby and children.

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