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Man injured by black bear in Bob Marshall Wilderness

BILLINGS — A man was injured Friday during a run-in with a black bear that was later killed in the remote Bob Marshall Wilderness in northwest Montana, wildlife officials said.

The unidentified man was hurt early in the day in an area known as Black Bear Creek. It was unclear what provoked the attack, but officials said the man sprayed the animal with bear spray during the encounter.

The victim was taken to Kalispell Regional Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition. A hospital administrator told The Associated Press the man's injuries were not life-threatening.

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