Famous 'falling bear' dies after being hit by cars

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Famous 'falling bear' dies after being hit by cars

May 4, 2012 Updated May 4, 2012 at 11:26 AM CDT

According to the Boulder (Colo.) Daily Camera, a young black bear that rose to fame last week after being photographed while falling out of a tree after being tranquilized, was killed Thursday when it was hit by cars on a Colorado highway.

Read the Daily Camera story HERE.