From CNN:

“I was saying, ‘He’s eating my brains. I can feel it. I know it’s happening.’ And I said, ‘God I hope he gets it over with soon.’ I was shaking so bad, and I was bleeding; the sounds and everything were unbelievable, and I said, ‘I’m too young to die.’”

Brent Case of Vancouver Island didn’t die because he played dead. The bear eventually lost interest and Case, blood raining down his face, drove 15 miles to get help. Be sure to check out this video.