SUFFOLK -- A baby bear was killed after being struck by a vehicle in Suffolk Sunday evening, officials told 13News Now.

According to Suffolk spokesman Tim Kelly, the bear was reportedly struck around 9:30 p.m. on eastbound Route 164 near I-664.

Kelly said the bear weighed about 70 pounds.

Police held a public information meeting last week to provide information related to recent bear sightings in Suffolk. Click here for more information.

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