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CRASH: Motorcycle vs. bear

A Washington motorcyclist was airlifted to a Billings hospital Thursday, Aug. 11, after colliding with a black bear that was chasing a fawn across Interstate 90 between Reed Point and Big Timber.

The 25-year-old rider struck and killed the black bear, which was estimated to be about 3 years old. 

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Photos by MACKENZIE REISS, FREDDY MONARES and LINDSEY ERIN KROSKOB / Big Timber Pioneer