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Dash cam video captures deputy's car, bear just before collision

Posted at 8:44 PM, Jun 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-06 20:44:19-04

LINCOLN COUNTY, WI (CNN) -  A warning for people driving at night in northern Wisconsin: Collisions with bears are on the rise.

A video from a police dash cam in Lincoln County shows how a bear and a vehicle can collide. 

We all know how dangerous deer can be. Wildlife officials say bears are moving around a lot these days, and they can weigh several hundred pounds.

Officials say keep your eyes peeled, do not swerve into other traffic, and, of course, slow down.

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