SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) — A pick-up truck hit a bear near Southport Wednesday night.
Southport Assistant Fire Chief Todd Coring said it happened on River Road near New Long Beach Road Extension. NC Highway Patrol said it happened around 8:30 p.m.
Coring said the vehicle overturned. He said the bear was dead on the road. Highway Patrol said the driver had no injuries.
The Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.