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5-year-old injured after bear attack near Grand Junction
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- A 5-year-old girl was seriously injured following a bear attack in Grand Junction early Sunday morning, Colorado Parks and Wildlife said. The attack happened around 2:30 a.m. in East Orchard Mesa, above the Colorado River corridor, CPW said. The victim's mother told CPW that she heard screaming around 2:30 a.m. and saw a large black bear dragging her 5-year-old daughter - the bear dropped the girl after she began screaming at the animal, the mother told officials.