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Woman attacked by two pit bulls, Good Samaritan helps save her life

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A 34-year-old woman is searching for a man who saved her life during a dog attack on Friday.

Christina Gutierrez was on her way to work at Tink-A-Taco on the Southside when her car ran out of gas. She was only a few blocks from home so she decided to walk back.

"I said you know what, I live down the street, I'm just going to go get a gas tank,” said Gutierrez.

Suddenly, a pit bull came charging at her. Another one followed. She says they were unchained and hopped over a flimsy fence in someone’s front yard.

"After he bit me, I looked up and saw another dog running towards me. She just came and bit my leg,” said Gutierrez.

Gutierrez was clinging onto a fence and screaming in terror.

"I was holding onto the fence, screaming for help and I looked around and said can someone please help me, anybody? People were watching and nobody stopped to help me which hurt me,” said Gutierrez.

Then, Gutierrez says, a Good Samaritan driving by hopped out of his truck and ran to help get the dogs off of her.

"He just starts hitting the first dog, hitting it and hitting it so that dog lets go and the other dog continues to eat the muscle to my leg,” said Gutierrez.

Eventually, the dogs ran off and Gutierrez was on the ground in a pool of blood.

"The man comes and shields me and goes I'll be right back.

"He goes to the truck and gets a blanket, covers me, covers my leg and is telling me everything is going to be okay. He's calling the cops,” said Gutierrez.

She is now on a mission to find that Good Samaritan to personally thank him.

"I just want to say thank you for saving my life because I probably would have been dead by now. I appreciate you stopping and having a heart because a lot of people didn't,” said Gutierrez. “If you're out there, just know that I appreciate what you did for me and you saved my life, you're my hero."

She has a long road to recovery and won’t be able to walk until her wounds heal and she goes through extensive physical therapy.

If you would like to donate to help her with medical costs and other necessities, click this link.

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