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Bear struck, killed by car near Volborg


August 30, 2019

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 7 has received some inquiries about a black bear that was struck and killed by a vehicle near Volborg recently.

According to FWP Warden Kyle Queer of Broadus, a larger male bear weighing in at 185 pounds was struck by a small vehicle on Highway 59 South around 10:30 p.m. on Aug. 18. The impact disabled the vehicle, but there were no injuries to passengers. The bear was killed on impact.

“It was a rather large bear,” Queer said.

Queer responded to the incident just inside of Powder River County, collected the bear, weighed it and extracted a tooth fo...

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