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DAVIE COUNTY, N.C. — Deputies are investigating a fatal dog attack in the southern part of Davie County.

The incident happened at about 7 p.m. Monday at 235 Clark Road near Cooleemee.

According to Davie County Sheriff Andy Stokes, a woman in her 40s was killed in the dog attack. Another woman was attacked and taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Her condition is unknown.

Sheriff Stokes said the dog was killed by a Cooleemee police officer, who was the first officer to respond to the scene.

The identities of the victims have not been released.