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THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. -- A black bear was killed over the weekend in a crash near Thief River Falls, according to the Pennington County Sheriff’s Department.


No one in the vehicle was injured, the department said. A vehicle damage estimate was not available.

These days, bears have become more common road hazards than moose or elk, said Jeremy Woinarowicz, a conservation officer with state Department of Natural Resources.

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