ISABELLA, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a black bear that attacked three people in northern Minnesota has been killed.
The Department of Natural Resources says the bear attacked two carpenters working on a cabin near Isabella Tuesday. The DNR says the bear attacked the first worker and when the second man tried to intervene he was bitten on the arm. KBJR-TV says both men made it to safety and called 911.READ MORE: Southern Minnesota Man Gets Life In Prison For Child Pornography, Sexually Exploiting Teenage Girl
Lake County Sheriff Carey Johnson says the same bear attacked a 68-year-old man a short time earlier in the same area after he tried to save his dog from the animal. The man drove himself to a hospital in Ely.READ MORE: Jasmine Powell Leaves Gophers, Set To Enter NCAA Transfer Portal
Johnson says the bear was later tracked down and killed by officers. The DNR says bear attacks are unusual, especially this time of year when they should be hibernating.MORE NEWS: Minneapolis Police Policy And Training Under Scrutiny At Federal Civil Rights Trial For George Floyd’s Death
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