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Bear attacks man in Lincoln County


LINCOLN COUNTY (WAOW)--A Depere man is in the hospital after he was attacked by a bear Friday morning.

According to a Lincoln County Sheriff's Department press release, Christopher Halfmann was hunting with a group of friends outside of Harding when he shot a bear. The injured bear attacked Halfmann before running away.

Halfmann was taken to a nearby hospital before being transported to Saint Vincent's hospital in Green Bay.

A hunting party later returned to the scene and killed the bear.

Online Reporter: Nate Barrett

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