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Elk hunter kills grizzly bear

Posted at 5:23 PM, Nov 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-20 19:23:56-05

An investigation is underway after an elk hunter shot and killed a grizzly bear.

It happened on Wednesday, November 14th.

Law enforcement says the boar was killed in the Beaver Willow area south of Gibson Dam.

The incident is being investigated by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, along with U.S. Forest Service law enforcement, and Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks.

Officials have declined to provide any other details at this point; we will update you if we get more information.