Fairbanks family stalked by grizzly bear

A Fairbanks family cut its berry camping trip short after it was stalked by a large grizzly bear.

The Fairbanks Daily-News Miner says Chris and Alina Wyatt and their two children had just set up camp near the top of the Table Top Mountain Trail north Fairbanks when they first saw the bear Aug. 17.

The family decided to leave the second time the bear approached. They were packing up their camp when the bear returned a third time.

Chris Wyatt says he shot toward the bear earlier, but the animal seemed unfazed.

As the family was leaving, the bear got within several yards of Wyatt, who shot at it again. Wyatt says he might have hit the animal.

The family reported the encounter, and the trail was closed.