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AK Wildlife Troopers
Date: 9/9/2019 10:56:15 AM
AK19061774Location: EurekaType: Bear Mauling
On 9/6/19 at approximately 1900 hours, it was reported to Alaska Wildlife Troopers that a moose hunter was attacked by a bear in the Eureka/Gunsight Mountain area. Reportedly the two hunters surprised a sow brown bear with two cubs. The sow attacked one of the hunters causing serious injuries. The second hunter was able to shoot the sow and end the attack. The hunters self-evacuated to a cabin where the injured hunter was transported by Lifemed Helo to an Anchorage hospital for treatment of his injuries. Other hunters were able to confirm that the sow was deceased. ADF&G was notified.
Posted on 9/9/2019 10:56:15 AM by DPS\tjdespain