Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Bear killed in highway accident

A motorist struck and killed a bear Friday night. State police responded to a single-car crash on Interstate 91 shortly before 6. Police said 78-year-old Julian Cohen of Lee, Mass., was southbound when a black bear crossed the road in front of him. Cohen's car clipped the rear end of the bear. The car sustained about $1,000 in front-end damage. The bear died at the scene.