Man Climbs Tree and Calls 911 After Being Mauled by Bear

Man Climbs Tree and Calls 911 After Being Mauled by Bear

June 12, 2012 Updated Jun 12, 2012 at 12:19 PM CDT

An Alaska man is lucky to be alive following an encounter with a brown bear early Sunday morning.

According to television station KTUU, the man was able to climb a tree and call 911 after being attacked while walking on a trail. The man was treated and released from a hospital following the incident, according to the report.

Read the KTUU story HERE.