- Associated Press - Thursday, May 8, 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Officials say a 5-year-old pit bull has died in Omaha after being left inside a vehicle during hot weather.

The Nebraska Humane Society says the dog died after being left in the parking lot of a discount store Wednesday. The temperature inside the car was 130 degrees.

Omaha television station KETV reports (https://bit.ly/RspOEZ ) the dog’s owner told Humane Society officials he was gone for 35 minutes. The National Weather Service says temperatures in Omaha on Wednesday reached more than 95 degrees.

The dog owner was cited, but additional information was not available. Officials say a boxer puppy also inside the car survived.


Information from: KETV-TV, https://www.ketv.com

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