Hunter knocked down by bear in southwestern Montana
November 5, 2011
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) - Authorities say a hunter from Billings was
knocked down by a bear in the Gravelly Range in Madison County in
southwestern Montana but not seriously injured.
Sgt. Joe Knarr of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks tells the
Montana Standard (http://bit.ly/vjavvd) that the man was run over by
the bear on Friday but did not appear to have been bitten or clawed.
He says it's unclear what type of bear was involved.
The man was taken to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in
Idaho Falls, Idaho, shortly after the encounter. A hospital
spokesman on Saturday says the man was treated and released. He
declined to describe what injuries the man sustained.
The hunter's name has not been released.
Knarr says it's unlikely any action will be taken involving the
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