Teen killed by bear during race texted his mother to say he was being chased

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An annual Father's Day mountain trail race took a tragic turn for an Alaska family when their teenage son was mauled and killed by a large black bear.

The 16-year-old was one of dozens of teens competing in the 1.5-mile race through heavily-wooded terrain along Bird Creek Trail.

While running, the teen got separated from the group and sent a text to his mother, who was also participating in the race, saying that he was being chased by a bear, according to the Alaska...

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