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1 Killed, 2 Hurt in Montana Bear Attack

July 28, 2010 by   - () Leave a Comment

Montana Fish, Wildlife, & Parks is investigating a fatal bear attack early today (July 28) in the Soda Butte Campground near Cooke City, Mont.

Initial and as yet unconfirmed reports indicate that one person has been killed and two people were injured, KXLH-TV, Helena, reported.

FWP spokeswoman Andrea Jones has confirmed one attack and says there might have been multiple attacks.

Jones says at least one person was taken to the hospital.

FWP and the Park County Sheriff’s Office are on the scene investigating and taking witness statements.

No other details have been released regarding the mauling.

Jones says they believe only one bear is involved.

A Cooke City resident who chose to remain anonymous informed KTVQ that there were two separate attacks, both causing severe injuries. The source says there may have been a third attack.

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