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US Army identifies Seth Plant as soldier who died after the Alaska bear attack

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – US Army on Thursday identified a soldier who died this week of bear injuries attack in a military education area in Alaska.

Army in The statement says that Senior Sgt. Seth Michael Plant, 30, was announced dead in the hospital on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage after Tuesday’s torment. Another soldier was slightly injured in in attack in education area west of Anchorage training ground, according to the army.

The plant was from St. Augustine, Florida and has been at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson since July 2021, the Army said. in statement. He was an infantryman of the 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment.

Lieutenant Colonel David J. Nelson, commander of the 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, said that Plant was “always smiling”. on his face he always did more and more of what was asked of him, and he served as an inspiration to all who had the honor know his.”

Army says the massacre is under investigation.

Department of Alaska of Fish and game said lair with two brown bear cubs found near. The Department, in statement made after the attack the brown bear approached area and officials who replied to attack used bear spray, an irritant that can repel bears. Bear left- the statement says.

Hair collected during the initial investigation attack was consistent with brown bear, the department said.

bear attacked in a remote chapter of in military base,” the ministry said in a statement. Cindy Wardlow, Regional Supervisor with department, said information collected so far suggest that it was “defensive attack bear protecting her cubs.

“We are trying to find out everything we can about what happened in order to increase public safety around the wild in Alaska, she said. in statement.

The department said they could. kill bears that are considered public safety threats or which are associated in deadly attacks. He said that game cameras installed by the department during the investigation showed that the adult bear had returned to area and left den site with cubs.

location of the bear that was involved in Tuesday attack was unknown— reported in the department.


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