17 Sep '11, 4am

Grizzly bear kills hunter in remote area along Idaho-Montana border, gets fatally shot by hunter's partner

A grizzly bear killed a hunter in a remote area along the Idaho-Montana border, and then was fatally shot by the hunter's partner, authorities said on Friday. -- PHOTO: REUTERS BONNERS FERRY, Idaho (AP) - A grizzly bear killed a hunter in a remote area along the Idaho-Montana border, and then was fatally shot by the hunter's partner, authorities said on Friday. The attack occurred about 10am on Friday in the mountainous, heavily forested region near the Canadian border. The identity of the hunter who was killed is being withheld until his family is notified. It is illegal to kill a grizzly bear, which is listed as threatened in most of the United States. It was not immediately known if the hunter who shot the bear will be charged with a crime.

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