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Teen injured when ATV strikes bear cub

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A 17-year-old boy was taken to the Park Rapids emergency room Sunday afternoon after striking a bear cub on his ATV near Two Inlets.

Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon said DNR officers responded to the crash. The victim was traveling in a group of four juveniles, all from the St. Michael area, when one hit the cub on the Hungry Man trail.


Gordon said all the boys were wearing helmets.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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