A hunter has been killed by a grizzly bear in the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Southeast of Fairbanks.
According to a park press release, the hunter was on a 10-day moose hunt with a friend near the Chisana River drainage when he was mauled on Sunday.
It’s the first time a bear mauling has been recorded in the park since it was established in 1980, according to the release.
Park officials did not identify the hunter.
This is a developing story and will be updated when new information becomes available.