Bear killed by box truck in Collier County

Published: December 16, 2020 12:50 PM EST
Updated: December 16, 2020 1:06 PM EST
Roaming black bear. (Credit: FWS)
Roaming black bear. (Credit: FWC)

A black bear was killed in a collision with a truck on I-75 in Collier County early Wednesday.

The Florida Highway Patrol says the bear ran into the path of the truck on the interstate, east of CR-951.

The bear was pronounced dead at the scene.