A black bear that was roaming throughout Bensalem over the weekend was struck by a car Sunday night and later euthanized, police said.
According to Bensalem Police, the bear was located behind Nifty Fifties around 11:15 p.m. Sunday. The PA Game Commission was called to the scene. Officials from the game commission euthanized the bear after they discovered it had a broken leg from being hit by a car earlier that night.
No one has come forward claiming to have struck the bear with their vehicle, Bensalem police said.
The bear was roaming throughout Bensalem since Friday.
Police announced around 9:15 a.m. Friday it was following a bear in the area of Edge Avenue and Michael Drive. Shortly after, police said the bear had made its way to the area of Bensalem Blvd and the PA Turnpike overpass.
Later that morning, police
announced they had lost sight of the bear but were monitoring the area.