Black Bear Attacks Teenager

great_smokyThe Great Smoky Mountains National Park has closed several trails and backcountry campsites after a 16-year-old boy was attacked by a black bear in the Hazel Creek section of the park in North Carolina. It happened about 10:30 Saturday night.
Park officials say the teenager was pulled from his hammock and injured by the bear. He received multiple injuries, including lacerations to the head, and was listed in stable condition at an area hospital on Sunday.