EVERGREEN, Colo. (CBS4) – Evergreen firefighters responded to Evergreen Golf Course Saturday night after a golfer was gored by a large bull elk. They say the man was in a golf cart when the elk challenged the golf cart.
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His wife told CBS4 the antler punctured his kidney — and he is hospitalized in the intensive care unit, but is expected to recover.
Another witness says the bull was charging other golf carts.READ MORE: Alejandro Hernandez Identified As 4th Teen Charged As Adult In Hinkley High School Shooting
“Elk love to go onto that golf course for the green grass and there’s a lot of people who love to go and watch them and we’ve got to all kind of find a way to co-exist,” said Jason Clay with Colorado Parks and Wildlife. “These are very powerful animals and an incident like this could really end up killing someone.”
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