- Associated Press - Monday, June 4, 2018

WASHINGTON, Conn. (AP) - Two people were injured when a bear ran in front of their motorcycle on a road in rural western Connecticut.

State police say the driver and his passenger suffered minor injuries.

Sixty-two-year-old Paul Padua, of Norfolk, was driving on Route 202 in Washington at the time of the accident Sunday afternoon. He and his passenger, 53-year-old Theresa Kochiss-Padua, were taken to Danbury Hospital.

The motorcycle had to be towed.

It was unclear whether the bear was hurt.

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