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Man Attacked by Bear While Biking to Work

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Police in Alaska say a 45-year-old man riding his bicycle to work survived a grizzly bear attack.

Anchorage police say Sean Berkey was riding his bike to his office at the Alaska Native Medical Center on Tuesday morning when a young female brown bear with a cub charged at him.

Police say the pediatric pharmacist tried to put the bike between him and the sow, but he suffered a laceration to his ear and puncture wounds to his right calf.
      

 

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