Deputies look for injured bear in Golden Gate Estates

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NAPLES, Fla.- Collier County deputies are looking for a bear that was hit by a car early Tuesday morning in Golden Gate Estates.

Detectives say the bear was hit while eating out of a trash can near Everglades and Golden Gate Boulevards around 12:15 a.m.

Investigators say the driver of the car did not see the bear. The driver was taken to the hospital with injuries.

If you see a bear with significant injuries, contact the Collier County Sheriff’s Office.

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