1 man dead, another hospitalized after cougar mauls mountain bikers on trail in Washington state

NORTH BEND. Wash. -- One man is dead and another hospitalized after being mauled by a mountain lion in Washington state.

KCPQ reported that it happened Saturday morning as the men were riding mountain bikes through a wooded area in North Bend.

The bicyclists stopped, made noise and one of them swung the bike at the animal, temporarily scaring it off, according to Captain Alan Myers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Myers said as the two men were collecting themselves and...

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