Run-in with bear sends Kentucky hiker to hospital

June 29, 2010 by  
Filed under Trail Boss News

Wildlife and law enforcement personnel are actively searching for a black bear that attacked a hiker Sunday in the Red River Gorge Geological Area north of Campton, KY, marking the first Commonwealth bear attack in modern times. Timothy L. Scott, 56, was clawed across his chest and suffered bite wounds to both legs. He was released from the hospital today.


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