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Melinda Lebarron, who lives on Peach Orchard Road in Muncy Creek Twp, was  severely injured in a bear attack Wednesday evening. 

According to PA Game Warden Supervisor Mike Steingraber, from the Jersey Shore PA Game Commission office, the woman was dragged more than 80 feet, and across a road by the bear.  The victim was able to escape the bear and get back into her house, where she telephoned for help.

She was taken to Geisinger Medical Center, in Danville. 

The family is asking for prayers and donations to help cover the cost of treatment. See https://www.gofundme.com/melinda-lebarron 

PA Game Warden Supervisor Mike Steingraber commented that this type of attack is not typical. The investigation in continuing.