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Concession Employee Injured in Pack String Accident Identified

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Date: June 30, 2006
Contact: Melissa Wilson, 406-888-7895

WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Glacier National Park officials report that the park concession employee from Mule Shoe Outfitters who was seriously injured in a pack string accident on Tuesday was Bruce Jacobs, 60. According to his employer, Jacobs lives in Montana during the summer and in Arizona during the winter. He is originally from Utah.

Jacobs remains at Kalispell Regional Medical Center.

Did You Know?

Grizzly bears

Grizzly bears in the park have a wide variety of food sources, including glacier lily bulbs, insects, and berries. They may also make an early season meal of mountain goats that were swept down in avalanches over the winter.