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Car Hits and Kills Bear in Grass Valley

It’s not something that happens in town very often. A car hit a bear. Highway Patrol Officer Justin Barnthouse says it happened on Highway 49 near McKnight Way last Tuesday night…

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Barnthouse says the bear weighed between 350 and 400 pounds. The male driver and female passenger suffered minor injuries, and were emotionally shaken by the event. Barnthouse says officers weren’t *too* surprised when they got the call…

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Officials quickly removed the body of the bear from the side of the road.

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