Man breaks ribs in motorcycle crash with bear

October 21, 2017

ROCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say a Rochester man suffered broken ribs and other injuries when his motorcycle collided with a bear.

Police say 59-year-old Ronald Lakatys was riding on Brandon Mountain Road on Saturday when a bear crossed in front of him.

Lakatys, who was wearing a helmet, broke four ribs and the motorcycle was damaged.

The bear ran off into the woods.

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