Published: Nov 13, 2013 12:51 PM EST

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A 3-to-4-year-old uncollared male panther was struck and killed by a vehicle last night around 10:00 p.m., near the intersection of Treeline Avenue and Amberwood Road.

This is the 17th panther mortality and the 14th road mortality for 2013. 

The carcass will be taken to the FWC Gainesville lab for necropsy.