Grizzly Struck and Killed Near Ronan

By Beacon Staff

PABLO – Confederated Salish and Kootenai tribal wildlife officials say a young grizzly bear was struck and killed on U.S. Highway 93 south of Ronan.

The yearling bear was found along the road on May 5. The person who hit the bear did not report the accident.

Tribal wildlife program manager Dale Becker says this is the first grizzly bear mortality on the Flathead Indian Reservation this year.

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