5-year-old seriously injured after bear attack near Grand Junction

This morning’s bear attack occurred along D Road in the East Orchard Mesa neighborhood just outside the Grand Junction city limits

Terrifying and saddening news out of Colorado after a 5-year-old girl in a rural part of Grand Junction was rushed to the hospital with severe injuries after being attacked by a bear early this morning.

The child was grabbed in or near her own home in Grand Junction around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Department said.

When the mom went out side, she saw the black bear dragging her 5 year-old daughter, the bear dropped her after she started screaming at the animal.

The five-year-old girl was attacked by a "big black bear" outside her home.

According to the woman, the girl had gone outside to investigate noises in the yard she may have thought was her dog.

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The girl was hospitalized in fair condition on Sunday afternoon.

Residents in the area are asked to secure trash, keep pet food inside, and report any bear sightings immediately.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife said in a news release that it is working with federal authorities to track the bear involved in the incident.

Kimberly's father, Duane Cyr, told ABC News that his daughter was with her mother in the hospital and would be fine.

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