BURLINGTON, N.C. | Lion kills worker after escaping locked area

BURLINGTON, N.C. | Lion kills worker after escaping locked area

BURLINGTON, N.C.— A lion killed a young worker at a wildlife center Sunday after it got loose from a locked space, the center said.
Alexandra Black, 22, of New Palestine, Indiana, was killed Sunday after being attacked by the lion in an enclosure that was being cleaned at the Conservators Center, news outlets reported, citing a statement from the Caswell County Sheriff’s Office.

The lion was shot and killed after attempts to tranquilize the animal failed, deputies said.

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