US Army Identifies Paratrooper Who Died in Alaska Bear Attack
A soldier who died this week due to injuries sustained in a bear attack while working at a military training area in Alaska has been identified as Florida native Seth Michael Plant, the U.S. Army confirmed on Thursday.
Staff Sgt. Plant, a 30-year-old infantryman from the 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, was pronounced dead at a hospital on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER) in Anchorage after the May 10 mauling, Army Alaska said in a press release.
A second soldier was also injured during that same attack, according to the release. The wounded soldier was treated for minor injuries and released again.
Originally appeared on The Epoch Times