Dead bear found on Route 58

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A dead bear was found on Route 58 in Suffolk Monday morning.

A 10 On Your Side viewer sent in a photo of the bear near Longstreet Lane in the Holland area of the city.

According to City of Suffolk spokesperson Diana Klink, the 400 pound bear was spotted on the side of the road around 6 a.m. It is believed it was struck by a vehicle.

The bear is in the median and is not affecting traffic.

Officials are removing it from the scene.

Photo courtesy: Report It/ Julien Johnson
Photo courtesy: Report It/ Julien Johnson

 

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