Bear attack in Routt County

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Law enforcement said a man was seriously injured in an attack that happened in the Whitewoods subdivision late Sunday night.

ROUTT COUNTY, Colo. — A sow bear was euthanized early Monday morning after authorities said it attacked a man in Routt County late Sunday night.

Routt County Communications sent alerts to residents in the Whitewoods subdivision to shelter in place after the bear attack was reported. The subdivision is about 12 driving miles southwest of Steamboat Springs.

The alert said law enforcement was tracking the sow bear and that she had been seen with two cubs.

About an hour later, another alert was sent out saying law enforcement had euthanized the bear and that the shelter in place had been lifted.

According to a news release from Colorado Parks & Wildlife (CPW), a homeowner noticed his garage door was open about 11 p.m. The man went to close the garage door and encountered the bear and the cubs, CPW said.

As the man slowly backed away, the mother bear attacked him, causing severe lacerations to the man’s head and legs, CPW said. The man went through surgery, and his condition was…

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