VIDEO: Dog sprints to owner after being struck by car

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Dog sprinted suddenly toward its owner after animal control officials attempted a rescue. (KABC)

After a dog was hit by a car Friday night in downtown Los Angeles, public safety officials responded to an intersection and attempted to rescue the animal.

A bystander's video shows business improvement district officers standing over the dog at around 8:15 p.m. at Fifth Street and Broadway.

To their surprise, the dog suddenly sprang up and sprinted toward its owner.

Witnesses said a man at the scene was praying for the dog. Others described the animal's survival as a miracle.

The owner was overwhelmed to see her dog alive and happily took him home.

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