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Grizzly shot, killed after fatal attack of California woman

Grizzly Bear Yellowstone
Posted at 8:11 PM, Jul 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-09 23:11:01-04

HELENA MONT. (AP) — A grizzly bear that pulled a California woman from her tent and fatally attacked her earlier this week has been shot and killed in Montana.

GRIZZLY BEAR (file photo)

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Bear pulls California woman out of her tent, kills her in Montana

Associated Press
12:31 PM, Jul 08, 2021

Wildlife officials using night-vision goggles killed the bear overnight Friday after staking out a chicken coop that the bear had raided near Ovando.

Sixty-five-year-old Leah Davis Lokan of Chico, California, was on a long-distance cycling trip and had camped by Ovando's post office with other bicyclists when she was attacked and killed Tuesday.

Friends said Lokan was a free spirit and adventuresome and aware of the dangers she faced on the trip.