Bear Dies After Hit By Car

POSTED: 5:12 PM Nov 21 2012   UPDATED: 6:36 PM Nov 21 2012
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.