Black bear kills teen during mountain race in Alaska
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Patrick Cooper had already turned around after reaching the halfway point in a popular mountain race in Alaska when he somehow veered off the trail and became lost. That’s when the 16-year-old Anchorage boy encountered the black bear that would take his life in a rare predatory attack. Cooper began running, […]
A 16-year-old boy in Anchorage was mauled to death by a black bear while running a marathon race on June 18. Authorities say the teen veered off course and called his brother saying he was being chased by a bear.