10 - 20 - 2010 Hunter injured after bear attack in a tree
(CDT) An archery hunter was attacked by a black bear Monday night as he sat perched in a tree stand in Gregg Twp., Centre Co., according to a Game Commission official yesterday. The hunter, who wasnât identified, was flown to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, but is expected to recover. The severity of his injuries werenât known, but the head, neck, face & arm trauma was mostly the result of a 15-ft. fall from his tree stand, which happened when he lost his balance during the struggle with the bear.