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Bear struck, killed on I-78

Written by The Associated Press | Jul 1, 2018 8:16 AM
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(Hamburg) -- State police say car struck and killed a bear on an interstate in Berks County.

Police at the Hamburg barracks say a sedan was heading west on I-78 in Windsor Township when it hit the bear at about 8:20 p.m. Friday.

Police said the bear died in the crash.

Officials said the animal was fairly small at about 150 to 200 pounds and had been seen earlier in the center of town.

No one in the car was hurt, but the vehicle had to be towed from the scene.

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