Two bears killed in separate incidents, one struck by cyclist in Aspen area

18th October, 2014 by


A stretch starting Thursday and ending Friday kept the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office plenty busy with two black bear fatalities and a cyclist colliding with a bruin. It started at roughly 7 p.m. Thursday in Redstone. There, the dwellers of a home had been pestered so much by a bear that they obtained a license from Colorado Parks and Wildlife to shoot the animal. And that’s what one of the residents did, said Pitkin County Sheriff’s Deputy Levi Borst. “It was a problem bear that had been trying to break into their residence and some outer buildings,” Borst said Friday. …

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