Bigfoot Hoax Proves Deadly

Montana Man Killed During Bigfoot Hoax
by Katie Kindelan with contributions from AP
August 28, 2012

A Montana man dressed in a Bigfoot costume in an apparent attempt to provoke reports of sightings of the mythical creature was killed when he was struck by two cars on a highway.

Randy Lee Tenley, 44, of Kalispell, in Northwest Montana, was standing in the right-hand lane of U.S. Highway 93 Sunday night when he was struck by a car, the Montana Highway Patrol said. A second car then hit him again as he lay in the road, authorities said.

“He had this Ghillie suit and was going to attempt to get the attention of passing motorist and, through I don”™t know what means, make them feel like they saw Bigfoot or sasquatch,” Montana Highway Patrol Officer Jim Schneider told ABC affiliate KTMF.

Schneider told the local newspaper the Daily Inter Lake that authorities determined Tenley”™s motive, posing as Bigfoot, after interviewing the man”™s friends. Alcohol “may have been a factor,” in the incident, according to Schneider. Continue reading “Bigfoot Hoax Proves Deadly”