Published: Mar 02, 2014 2:32 PM EST

Florida Fish and Wildlife says a 3 year old Florida panther was struck by a vehicle and killed on State Road 80 Saturday.
FWC tells Wink News the panther was recovered at the Lee/Hendry County line.  The carcass will be sent to the FWC Wildlife Research Lab in Gainseville for a complete necropsy. This is the 5th panther death for 2014.