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Bear euthanized at Fort Huachuca, area has been cleared

Bear climbs tree at Fort Huachuca
Posted at 3:03 PM, Sep 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-06 21:44:34-04

Fort Huachuca officials say a bear was stuck in a tree on campus Wednesday and has been euthanized.

The area around Bernard Loop and Irwin has now been cleared and is safe for residents.

An effort was made by fort and wildlife officials to harass the bear out of the trees, but they were unsuccessful.

This bear was a previously tagged bear and had to be euthanized.