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FAIRBANKS, Alaska — An Indiana man is recovering after being attacked by a grizzly bear at Alaska’s Denali National Park and Preserve.

The man, who has not been identified, was hiking alone Monday evening in Thoroughfare Pass when a grizzly with two cubs attacked him, the park said Tuesday.

There was dense fog in the area and the bear attacked from about 100 feet away.

The man was able to use his bear spray, but only after being knocked to the ground. He received puncture wounds to his leg, ribs, and shoulder, the park said.

The bear left after the attack and the man walked more than a mile to the Eielson Visitor Center.

The man was taken by bus and given first aid en route to an ambulance that was waiting at the park entrance. He was later taken to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital for treatment.

The park said there were no plans to find the bear involved since the attack appeared to be defensive in nature.