A Michigan state senator has been injured after getting his hand caught in a snow blower while fending off a pit bull attack.
Highland Park Democrat Bert Johnson was recovering Tuesday. The Detroit Free Press and Booth Newspapers say the incident happened Monday afternoon while Johnson was clearing snow hear his home in the Detroit enclave.
Johnson says the pit bull charged him while he was clearing snow. Johnson says he slipped and put a hand down to try and steady himself. The hand got caught in the snow blower.
The 37-year-old drove himself to the hospital and underwent emergency surgery to help repair and reconstruct his hand.