Officials say Massachusetts woman having seizure fatally mauled by family dog

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SOMERSET, Mass. (CNN) — A Massachusetts woman was mauled to death on Friday by her dog while she was suffering a seizure, according to the Bristol County district attorney’s office.

Astacio had a history of epilepsy and had the pit bull since it was a puppy, according to the family.

The family says it was an accident and the dog was trying to help.

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