ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Authorities contend a black bear killed a 16-year-old curtain while he was competing in an Alaska race on Sunday.
The Alaska Dispatch News reports that the teenager, whose temperament has not been released, was a member in the juniors multiplication of the Robert Spurr Memorial Hill Climb race between Anchorage and Girdwood.
The race executive says the curtain had apparently done it to the median indicate turnaround on Bird Ridge route and was on his way down when he texted a family member that he was being chased by a bear.
Officials from a series of agencies responded up the towering to locate the boy.
Alaska State Troopers expelled a matter Sunday observant the boy’s stays were ecstatic from the stage and his next of family was notified.
A park ranger shot the 250-pound bear in the face, but it ran away.