Dog dies after wrench attack by CenterPoint contractor

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The dog struck by Centerpoint contractor in Kingwood dies. (KTRK)

A dog injured in a beating by a CenterPoint Energy worker has died.

Mike Wilcox says his dog Shutter was severely injured after the incident in March, and succumbed to her injuries on Thursday.

VIDEO: Kingwood family says worker hit dogs with wrench
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Kingwood family says CenterPoint worker hit their two dogs.

The family released video from a surveillance camera which caught the worker as he swung his wrench at two of the Wilcox family's Weimaraners. At one point, he hit one of the dogs in the face.

A second dog was struck in the side as it attempted to run from the CenterPoint Energy contractor.

Flash had to undergo jaw surgery in April. The dog also suffered a damaged eye, lost a tooth and had a concussion.

FULL VIDEO: Surveillance video shows worker hitting dogs

But again, sadly, the Wilcox family has confirmed that Shutter died from trauma suffered during the attack.

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CenterPoint Energy is reacting to video showing a contractor strike a Kingwood family's pets with a wrench.

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