Michigan Man Killed By Grizzly In Yellowstone

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A grizzly bear (credit: CBS)

A grizzly bear (credit: CBS)

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – Yellowstone National Park officials say a grizzly bear killed a 59-year-old Michigan man whose body was found by hikers last week.

The victim was identified Monday as John Wallace of Chassell, Mich.

Wallace’s body was discovered along a trail about five miles from the nearest trailhead. Results of an autopsy released Monday concluded Wallace died as a result of traumatic injuries from a bear attack.

It is the second time a visitor to the park has been killed by a bear this year.

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