• No sign of bear attack at Milton camp
    June 19,2014
     

    The Associated Press

    MILTON -- Police say so far they have found no evidence at the scene to back up reports by two campers who say they were attacked by bears in Milton.

    Police say 44-year-old Ladonna Merriman and 28-year-old Lucas Gingras were taken to the hospital Wednesday, Merriman with serious injuries and Gingras with minor injuries.

    Police say Gingras told them that a bear and two cubs had attacked them at the camp where they were staying. He says the bear tried to get into the cabin and somehow a camp stove got knocked and set the cabin on fire.

    Authorities say the pair was able to make it off the mountain and were driven to a home where rescue crews were called.

    MORE IN This Just In

    CHELSEA - Austin Masi and Yannick Lescouezec scored 18 points apiece to help the Chargers make... Full Story

    BURLINGTON — The killing of a former University of Vermont student remains unsolved... Full Story

    BURLINGTON — The University of Vermont Vaccine Testing Center will be playing a... Full Story

    More Articles
  •  
     
    • MEDIA GALLERY 
    • VIDEOS
    • PHOTOS