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64-year-old woman attacked by black bear in Upper Peninsula

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McMILLAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WKOW) -- Michigan State Police say a 64-year-old woman was attacked Monday while feeding a nearly 400-pound black bear in a fenced-in area on private property.

Police say the woman was alone at the time. She drove a short distance home and called 911.

She was airlifted to a Wisconsin hospital with back, neck and arm injuries.

Sgt. Steven Burton of the Department of Natural Resources' law enforcement division says she's expected to be released Wednesday.

Police say the bear that attacked the woman was named Daisy. It escaped and was killed nearby.

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