90-year-old woman talks about terrifying experience after being attacked by a bear

A 90-year-old woman is recovering after a black bear attacked her near Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and she’s talking about the terrifying incident.Altha Williams has lived near the national park for 45 years, so bears roaming through her yard is nothing new.But on Wednesday, a bear did more than just pass by her.”His face was right in my face,” Williams told WVLT.She was sitting on her porch drinking a bottle of water when the bear approached. Williams told the TV station she was able to scare the bear away by pushing a lawn chair towards it.She was treated at a hospital for a bad skin laceration on her arm.”I’ve been praising the Lord ever since then,” Williams said, since it outcome could’ve been much worse.Authorities have euthanized the bear.Watch the video above to learn more about this story.

A 90-year-old woman is recovering after a black bear attacked her near Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and she’s talking about the terrifying incident.

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Altha Williams has lived near the national park for 45 years, so bears roaming through her yard is nothing new.

But on Wednesday, a bear did more than just pass by her.

“His face was right in my face,” Williams told WVLT.

She was sitting on her porch drinking a bottle of water when the bear approached. Williams told the TV station she was able to scare the bear away by pushing a lawn chair towards it.

She was treated at a hospital for a bad skin laceration on her arm.

“I’ve been praising the Lord ever since then,” Williams said, since it outcome could’ve been much worse.

Authorities have euthanized the bear.

Watch the video above to learn more about this story.

Contributed by local news sources

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