Bear bites tramp on Hunter Creek Trail near poplar

life and local law social control are tracking an “aggressive bear” that bit a tramp on the thigh Monday morning piece she was on a trail near poplar, officials aforementioned Monday evening.

The incident occurred about 9:15 a.m. on the Hunter Creek Trail near Lone Pine Road when a woman, who has not been best-known, and her husband were walking back to poplar, according to a Colorado Parks and life news release.

“They saw a bear walking toward them on the trail. The woman says they tried to give the bear space and stepped off the trail,” the release aforementioned. “As the bear walked by, she says it suddenly turned, charged and bit her before it ran off and disappeared from view.”

The bite wound did not appear serious, the CPW aforementioned, and a deputy with the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office aforementioned the woman was taken to poplar valley Hospital.

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