Woman 'severely injured' by a bison at North Dakota national park, officials say

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A woman visiting Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota was “severely injured” by a bison over the weekend, park officials said. 

The unidentified tourist from Minnesota was at Painted Canyon Trailhead at the park when she was injured Saturday. 

Park staff were notified around 11 a.m. local time and park rangers, the Billings County sheriff, along with emergency medical services responded, the National Park service said in a news release. 

“The woman sustained significant injuries to her abdomen and foot,” the release said. Officials did not share details on what precipitated the incident or how the bison injured her.