Bear killed after being hit by car on Interstate 70 near Genesee Park |

Bear killed after being hit by car on Interstate 70 near Genesee Park

Elizabeth Hernandez
The Denver Post

A woman was injured when she hit a bear while driving east on Interstate 70 in Jefferson County just south of Genesee Park on Wednesday morning, officials said.

The woman was taken to a local hospital with unknown injuries after the crash that happened near mile marker 250, according to the Colorado State Patrol.

The bear was killed in the crash.

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