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Runner attacked by grizzly in Island Park

ISLAND PARK, Idaho (KIFI) - A lone runner in Island Park was attacked by a grizzly bear Friday morning.

It happened in the Stamp Meadow and Kilgore-Yale Road area.  

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office says the 41-Year-old male from Maryland had puncture wounds from being bitten several times but did not want to be treated. 

His injuries were not life threatening, and he was treated at Madison Memorial Hospital in Rexburg.

The attack involved a female grizzly with a cub. 

The area has been closed as a precaution. 

Idaho Fish and Game and the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office are continuing to investigate the incident.

Officials are warning people to be extremely careful in wildlands areas. 

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