The incident occurred Saturday morning in Washington state.
A woman suffered “significant” injuries Saturday after being charged by a black bear near her home in Washington state, authorities said.
The incident occurred before 7 a.m. in Leavenworth, in central Washington, while the woman was walking her dog, police said.
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“The woman had let her dog out that morning when she was charged by an adult female black bear,” the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Police said in a statement.