COAL CREEK CANYON, Colo. - Colorado Parks and Wildlife said a man in his late 50s was trampled by a moose while he was walking his dogs In Coal Creek Canyon Monday morning.KDVR identified the man as 58-year-old Robert Standerwick.
According to CPW, the man told authorities he was walking two dogs when he surprised a cow moose and her calf while turning along the trail path.
He said the moose then charged and knocked him down, stomping on him several times. CPW said the man was armed and fired two shots in the air, which startled the moose.
Neither the moose nor the calf were shot but retreated. RELATED: Docuseries film crew attacked by tiger sharks: 'Like something out of 'Jaws' 'Colin Howe, a neighbor, told KDVR head the gunshots and found the dogs who led him to Standerwick,"And I heard our neighbor in distress and quickly realized it was not a...