UPDATE: Cranbrook RCMP reports the bear involved in the attack on the ATV rider has been euthanized.
Cranbrook RCMP and Conservation Officers are warning everyone to avoid the area near Wycliffe Regional Park after a bear attack.
Officers are at the scene of the incident.
An injured ATV operator was able to discharge his firearm, injuring the bear before it fled.
Residents nearby are urged to take extra precautions following the incident.
No word on the extent of the victim’s injuries.
(From the Cranbrook RCMP)