Chief medical examiner says Illinois man visiting North Carolina park last year likely killed by bear

The chief medical examiner in North Carolina says a man visiting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park last year was likely killed by a bear, the National Park Service said Thursday. A park service statement said the death of Patrick Madura, 43, of Elgin, Illinois, was the second bear-related fatality in the history of the … Continue reading Chief medical examiner says Illinois man visiting North Carolina park last year likely killed by bear