74-year-old man dies after being attacked by a bear in Hirakawa, Aomori
AOMORI – A 74-year-old man has died after apparently being attacked by a bear on a farm road in Hirakawa City, Aomori Prefecture.
74-year-old man dies after being attacked by a bear in Hirakawa, Aomori (JNN)
At around 8 a.m. on the 2nd, Masakatsu Kishi, 74, an unemployed man, was found lying on his face on a farm road in Hirakawa City, Aomori Prefecture, and was later confirmed dead at the hospital where he was taken.
According to the police, Mr. Kishi had a deep wound on his face and his skull was broken.
Mr. Kishi had gone out for a walk at the time and was nowhere to be found, and the police are investigating the possibility that he was attacked by a bear.
There have been many sightings of bears in the area.
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