2011-07-14 / Police Reports

Black Bear Hit By Jeep

A black bear running across Route 655 in Taylor Township was struck by an approaching vehicle on Friday, July 1. State police said Joshua A. Lockard, 29, of Robertsdale, was travelling southbound when the bear crossed the path of his 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee at 9:25 p.m.

Lockard was using a seat belt and was not injured, said police, who did not indicate if the bear was killed during the impact. The Jeep sustained severe damage.

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