2 bears hit and killed in separate accidents

Northwest Florida

SANTA ROSA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) confirms to News 5 that 2 bears were hit and killed early Tuesday morning in Santa Rosa County.

Both accidents occurred before daylight.

Source : Thomas Nichols
Source : Thomas Nichols

A bear was struck and killed by a vehicle near Gordon Evans Road. Another bear was struck and killed by a vehicle about 4 miles away on Highway 87.

FWC tells us both bears were male. One weighted 480 lbs and the other weighed 40 lbs.

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