44-year-old mother killed by bear while calling her father

Sylvie Claire / August 26, 2020


A 44-year-old Canadian woman was fatally attacked by a bear while on the phone with her father.


She was on vacation with her companion and their two children at a remote camp in northern Saskatchewan when she was attacked by black bears, police said.


Seriously injured, she was rescued with a helicopter, but succumbed to her injuries.


Her father told a local radio station that he was chatting with her on the phone when he heard "strange noises ».


The victim's spouse and the two children are unharmed.


The last fatal bear attack dates back to 1983 in this province.

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