By Henry Netherland

Cyclist killed by grizzly bear


OVANDO - Before dawn Tuesday, July 6, Leah Lokan, a 65-year-old cyclist from Chico, California, was killed by a grizzly bear while camping in Ovando. Friday morning, a grizzly bear suspected of killing Lokan was shot and killed by wildlife officials less than two miles from Ovando.

According to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks details about the attack suggest that the bear entered Ovando early in the morning and went near the Ovando Post Office at about 3 a.m. Tuesday, where the victim was sleeping in a tent. Another couple in her party were sleeping in an adjacent tent. According to Powell C...

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