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Bear found dead in Tallahassee

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Posted at 2:39 PM, Jan 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-08 14:39:00-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says a bear was found dead in Tallahassee.

FWC's Bekah Nelson says that a FWC officer responded to a call of an animal on the side of Capital Circle and Stoneler Road.

After receiving the call, the agency sent out a contractor to remove the animal around 9:30 a.m. 

When they arrived, they found a deceased 150 pound female bear. They believe that the bear was killed on a collision with a a car.