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Bear Dies After Hit By Car

By Robyn Ridpath, Assignment Editor
Published On: Nov 21 2012 07:12:20 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 21 2012 08:36:23 PM CST
REDDING, Calif. -

A bear died after it was hit by a vehicle on Highway 299W.

It happened around 4:15pm Wednesday. California Highway Patrol reported that the bear was hit by a car in the westbound lane.

When Officers arrived, the bear was dead. The Department of Fish and Game were called to remove the bear.

No other injuries were reported.