Bear killed after struck by car in SoCal

A bear was struck and killed on the 210 Freeway at Base Line Road in the city of Upland on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011.

November 13, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
A bear was struck and killed on the 210 Freeway at Base Line Road in the city of Upland.

A vehicle hit the animal as it was traveling east on freeway Saturday night.

It was not clear if that vehicle was the only one to strike the bear.

All lanes had to be shut down for a few minutes while the California Highway Patrol waited for the Department of Fish and Game to remove the animal.

KABC-TV LOS ANGELES, CA contributed to this report.