Man killed by dog in South Texas, police say

A man was killed in a car crash in South Carolina when his dog jumped out of the car and bit him.

According to WSB-TV, a man in his 70s was driving east on Interstate 40 in Charleston, South Carolina, when he lost control of his truck and crashed into a car parked next to him.

The driver was not hurt.

Authorities said the man’s dog bit him in the chest, causing him to lose consciousness.

The dog was later euthanized.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.