Black Bear Attacked Kern County Woman

July 22, 2008 8:08:56 PM PDT
The Kern County Fire Department says the woman was walking her two dogs along Piute Mountain Road between Lake Isabella and Tehachapi ... when the bear attacked.It killed one of the dogs and did serious damage to the woman's neck and head.

Fire officials say she drove herself to the nearest fire station. She received first aid before a helicopter crew flew her to UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles.

No word on her condition this evening investigators say the location of the attack is close to the recent fire that burned thousands of acres in Kern County.

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