Officials Identify Man Killed in Montana Campground Bear Mauling

By Beacon Staff

COOKE CITY – Montana wildlife officials have identified the man killed in a bear mauling near Yellowstone National Park as a 48-year-old Michigan man.

Fish, Wildlife and Parks spokesman Ron Aasheim (AHS’-hym) says the body of Kevin Kammer of Grand Rapids, Mich., was found at the Soda Butte campground near Cooke City .

Kammer was believed to have been killed early Wednesday by an adult female grizzly bear that has been captured along with two of her three cubs.

The woman who was injured in the attack is Deb Freele of London, Ontario. Officials have not released the name of a teenage boy who suffered bites to his leg.

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