Bear hit, killed on Holland Road

Published 8:52 pm Monday, August 6, 2012

A bear died shortly after being hit by two vehicles on Holland Road Saturday evening.

The incident happened about 10:30 p.m., according to city spokeswoman Diana Klink. Emergency dispatchers received a report of the accident that happened near the intersection of Holland and Lummis roads.

The bear died shortly after an officer arrived, Klink said. It had been hit by two different vehicles that were traveling in opposite directions, she said. The occupants of the vehicles were uninjured.


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The game warden was notified and authorized the release of the bear’s body to a citizen. No additional information was available about the size or weight of the bear, Klink added.