An 83-year-old Lawrence County man died following an attack by two dogs Sunday.

The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office said the incident happened at about 3:30 p.m. Sunday in the 200 block of County Road 264 in Town Creek.

Deputies, fire and EMS personnel responded to a reported dog attack and found Willard Norton unresponsive near the front door to his residence.

He was transported to a hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Lawrence County Coroner Scott Norwood has ordered an autopsy by the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences.

Two dogs were taken into custody by Animal Control and transported to the Lawrence County Animal Shelter.

The incident is under investigation. Any evidence will be presented to the Lawrence County District Attorney's Office.