Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Vehicle kills grizzly in Grand Teton park

Grand Teton National Park says a vehicle struck and killed a male grizzly bear that darted onto U.S. 89 inside the park. Park spokeswoman Jackie Skaggs said a Jackson man called park officials the night of June 2 to report the incident. Skaggs says he wasn’t charged. The man, whose name wasn’t released, stayed at the scene till park officials arrived. Skaggs says he seemed distraught. The 3 1/2-year-old bear had been captured and tagged as a cub about two years ago, along with his mother and a sibling, in the Buffalo Valley area after causing property damage...more

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