Across the country, countless people go hiking, take trips to national parks, and otherwise choose to enjoy the great outdoors. In most cases, this goes off without a hitch and people go back to the daily grind of their lives afterwards.
Unfortunately, sometimes the worst-case scenarios do happen, leaving massive destruction in their wake. One such case of this occurred, this time out of Montana.
News about the unexpected death of one woman who came into contact with a wild grizzly bear quickly spread, thus sending shockwaves across the nation, according to the Gateway Pundit.
A woman was found dead in Montana on Saturday after coming into contact with a grizzly bear on a trail west of Yellowstone National Park. https://t.co/MwP2lYvfP4
— FOX 9 (@FOX9) July 24, 2023
Amie Adamson, the woman who lost her life near Montana’s Yellowstone National Park, was actually a Kansas native simply visiting the area. The grizzly bear she crossed paths with ended up mauling her to death.
Eventually, officials came across Adamson’s body after getting notice from Game Wardens near Buttermilk Trail. Authorities subsequently confirmed that the fatal injuries sustained by her were on par with those from a bear.
Since this development, there is speculation that Adamson may have gotten too close to the bear, prompting its deadly attack. However, there are still a lot of unknown details regarding her demise.
The victim was identified as 48-year-old Amie Adamson of Derby, Kansas. At the time of her death, Amie was hiking or running on the trail and would often do so in the early morning.
— Gallatin County (@Gallatin_County) July 24, 2023
When visiting certain areas, Americans should be careful and aware, especially if the presence of wild animals is possible.
On social media, Gallatin County confirmed Adamson’s death, expressed its condolences, and revealed that its sheriff’s office was made aware of her remains over the weekend.
So far, the grizzly bear responsible for killing this woman has not been found. However, Yellowstone National Park is pretty well known for having both black bears and grizzly bears near its vicinity.
As news of this story spreads, more Americans are also expressing their condolences and hoping that what happened to Adamson will be a cautionary tale for other people.