Grizzly Bear Kills Hunter In Boundary County - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Grizzly Bear Kills Hunter In Boundary County

BONNERS FERRY, Idaho - A hunter has been killed by a grizzly bear in Idaho's Boundary County. Another hunter fatally shot the bear shortly after Friday's attack.

Officials from the Boundary County Sheriff's Office, Idaho Fish and Game and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are at the scene of the attack, which occurred about 10 a.m. at Buckhorn Mountain near the Montana border.

The hunter who was killed is not a resident of Boundary County, but his name is being withheld pending family notification. Officials say the hunter's partner shot and killed the attacking grizzly.  

>>>KHQ Local News Reporter Gaby Fleischman is headed to the area right now. Look for her report tonight on KHQ Local News at 5 and 6.

 

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