ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - Alaska State Troopers say a moose hunter is seriously hurt after being attacked by a bear in the Eureka and Gunsight Mountain area Friday.
Troopers say the two hunters surprised a sow brown bear with two cubs. The sow attacked one of the hunters.
The second hunter was able to shoot the sow as the hunters self-evacuated to a cabin where the injured hunter was transported by Lifemed Helo to an Anchorage hospital.
Other hunters in the area were able to confirm the sow was killed.
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