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Molly the dog, hit by train, makes remarkable recovery at BARCS

Molly the dog, hit by train, makes remarkable recovery at BARCS

Nearly one week after she was struck by an Amtrak train, Molly the pit bull is hopping happily around on her remaining three legs and licking every human face her tongue can reach.

"People can't believe she's the same dog who was hit last week by a train," says Bailey Deacon, communications director for the Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter, Inc -- commonly known as BARCS -- where Molly is recuperating.

Molly's ordeal began Wednesday night, when the stray darted into an Amtrak tunnel in Baltimore and into the path of an oncoming train.

"The train conductor saw her run into the tunnel to his horror," Deacon says. "He knew he could not...

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