Motorcycle riders injured when bike hits bear
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) Two people were hospitalized after their motorcycle struck and killed a young black bear in the Gallatin Canyon, south of Big Sky. The Montana Highway Patrol responded to the call on U.S. Highway 191 at around 5:15 p.m. Sunday.The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports people in a nearby car and a second motorcyclist riding behind the couple witnessed the accident. The riders were flown to Bozeman Deaconess Hospital. Their names and conditions weren't known. Fish, Wildlife and Parks biologists picked up the carcass of the black bear, which was younger than 2 years old.