New Jersey man attacked by coyote, animal euthanized

(AP) - Authorities euthanized a coyote after it attacked a New Jersey man.



Saddle River police say the man was working in his yard when the animal attacked him from behind on Monday.



The man was taken to a hospital for treatment. His name was not released.



Police say the coyote had attacked a neighbor's dog last week and the dog needed treatment by a veterinarian.



Police and state wildlife officials found the coyote in the woods, where it was euthanized.



The coyote was taken to the state's Fish and Wildlife Division for testing.


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