An elderly person California A woman was mauled to death by two dogs during her morning walk in the latest incident in a series of fatal dog attacks across the country in recent months.

Han, 80, was found dead on the side of the road shortly after walking in the Baldy Mesa area of ​​the Mojave Desert on Friday morning when she was attacked by two mastiffs. ABC 7.

The dogs responsible for the fatal attack were caught after leaving her lifeless body on the side of the road

The dog breed responsible for the fatal attack is among several breeds banned in New Zealand, Great Britain and Denmark, among other countries.

The dogs were eventually captured and have since been taken to a shelter pending a dangerous animal case, according to the agency.

Hahn “suffered serious injuries during the attack and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the San Bernardino County Coroner.

A new breed Dogo Argentino is seen on display at the Westminster Kennel Club’s 145th Annual Dog Show. (Photo by Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)

The dog’s owner has been located and is cooperating with the investigation, according to authorities.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Humane Society of the United States, about 4.7 million dog bites occur in the United States each year. These bites lead to the death of approximately 16 people.

The Dogo Argentino is a large, white, muscular dog breed that was bred in Argentina primarily to hunt large game, including wild boar and cougars.

Dog breed responsible for deadly attacks, banned in several countries, bred to hunt cougars and wild boar

It was first bred in 1928 from Cordovan fighting dogs, along with a wide range of other breeds, mainly bulldogs and terriers, including dogue, dogue de Bordeaux, pointer and bull terrier.

They have been described by the American Kennel Club as “large, powerful and athletic”.

A Dogo Argentino at the Westfalenhallen Dortmund CACIB Dog Show on October 16, 2011 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo Agency-Animal-Picture/Getty Images)

The fatal dog attack is the third of its kind in the United States in the past few weeks.

Last month, an 89-year-old woman was mauled to death by her family’s two pit bulls in Golden, Colorado, while her 12-year-old grandson was critically injured.

The fatal dog attack is the latest in a string of such deaths across the country in the past few weeks

Officers used Tasers and stun guns in that incident to scare the canines away from her, but were unable to do so until other units arrived on the scene.

Both of these dogs were eventually killed.

Two young children were killed last week when their family’s two pit bulls mauled them and their mother, despite having owned the dogs for eight years.

Two-year-old Lily Bennard and five-month-old Hollas died after the attack in Memphis, Tennessee.

Their mother, Kirsty Bennard, 30, was left covered in bite marks with severe injuries.

Those two dogs were also euthanized, authorities said.