Authorities identified the victim of Saturday's fatal mountain lion attack near North Bend as 32-year-old Sonja Brooks of Seattle. Brooks and a friend tried to scare the mountain lion away, but it still pounced, injuring the friend and killing Brooks. Wildlife officers tracked and killed the cat later that day.
What Went Wrong in Washington's Fatal Cougar Attack?
The mountain bikers attacked this week near North Bend did almost everything right--except run.