Woman dies after bison tosses her 10-feet in the air in Yellowstone Park

A 25-year-old woman from Ohio died after being gored by a bison and tossed 10-feet in the air at Yellowstone National Park, park officials said.

According to a news release, the woman approached the bison within 10-feet on

Monday morning and two other individuals were within 25 yards of the animal.

As the bison walked near a boardwalk, the woman got closer and the bison attacked her, tossing her high into the air.

The woman suffered puncture wounds and other injuries, the release said.

She was taken to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.

According to the park, regulations require visitors to remain more than 25 yards away from bison.

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