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11-year-old kills bear charging fishing party

 


HOONAH, Alaska (AP) – Quick action from an 11-year-old boy saved a fishing party from a charging brown bear, Alaska State Troopers said.

Elliot Clark was walking through the woods near Game Creek last week with his three family members and three dogs when the bear came out and charged them, The Juneau Empire reported.

The bear ran through two of the men, pushing them to the side of the trail, leaving Elliot and his cousin left in its path, Elliot’s father, Lucas, said.

“There was four of them in a line . My son was third,” Elliot’s father said. “The bear came down the trail at t...



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