VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Virginia Beach authorities have euthanized a black bear that was hit by a car.
Police tell media outlets that the bear suffered severe injuries and couldn’t be saved.
The driver wasn’t injured.
The accident occurred around 3 a.m. Tuesday.
Animal control officers estimate the bear weighed about 200 pounds and was around 2 years old.
Two other bears have been captured in Virginia Beach and released within the past two weeks.
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