Published: Jun 25, 2014 1:31 PM EDT

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- FWC collected the remains of a 1-year-old uncollared female panther today on Corkscrew Rd. near the CREW Marsh property in Lee County.

The panther was on the west side of the road, and had been hit by a vehicle.

The carcass is at the FWC Naples Field Office and will be sent to the FWC Gainesville lab for necropsy.

This is the 17th panther mortality and the 12th road mortality for 2014.