Bear Struck and Killed on I-84 in West Hartford

A bear was struck and killed on Interstate 84 in West Hartford Thursday afternoon. 

Crews from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said state police from Troop H notified them that a bear had been hit by a car and the Wildlife Division was responding. 

Officials from DEEP said around 40 to 50 bears are struck by vehicles in Connecticut each year.

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