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UPDATE: Bear put down after being hit by car in Virginia Beach

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Virginia Beach, Va. - The bear hit by a car this morning in Virginia Beach has been put down, according to Animal Control.

The 250-pound male bear sustained massive head injuries.

This happened around 3 a.m. on Oceana Boulevard just north of the entrance to NAS Oceana.

We're told the driver was not hurt in the crash.

Stay tuned for updates.

1 Comment

  • iqdou

    poor bear. heard it was ‘put down’….by what??? a gun? or did the poor thing lie in the road in massive pain until someone could come give it a lethal injection?? How old was this bear? I sure hope it wasn’t a young one.

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