Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: NJ Boy Scout leader injured by black bear

  1. #1
    CTHS Supporter passinthru63's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Northeast, CT
    Posts
    3,281
    Images
    6

    NJ Boy Scout leader injured by black bear

    http://www.northjersey.com/news/boy-...voir-1.1477269

    A Boy Scout leader was mauled while he was cornered in a cave by a bear for more than an hour Sunday at the Split Rock Reservoir near Rockaway Township, authorities said.
    “I guess you could call it the four-legged version of ‘Stand your Ground,’ź” said township Police Chief Walter A. Kimble.
    The Scout leader was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries from the attack on Sunday, Mayor Michael Dachisen said. None of the three scouts he was leading on a hike was hurt.
    Christopher Petronino, 50, of Boonton told investigators he wanted to show the boys a small talus cave, one he had been visiting since the early 1980s without ever encountering a bear, according to a spokesman for the Department of Environmental Protection.
    Petronino walked up to a rocky hillside and entered the cave through a low-lying crevasse in a rock wall, and as he crawled in, the bear grabbed his foot and dragged him deeper into the cave, said the spokesman, Bob Considine.

    Read the entire article here: http://www.northjersey.com/news/boy-...voir-1.1477269


    Visit my BLOG at: www.passinthruoutdoors.blogspot.com

    check out some of my videos at: http://www.youtube.com/user/passinthru63

  2. #2
    10 Point wishinone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Lebanon CT
    Posts
    367
    Thanks, a lot more info here than they had on the news.

  3. #3
    Glad he wasn't hurt too badly. He is one tough guy!


Bookmarks

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •