SYLMAR (CBSLA) — A bear was killed on the eastbound Foothill (210) Freeway in Sylmar late Monday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The driver of a black Honda Civic reported hitting the bear at about 11:24 p.m. Monday on the 210 Freeway, just west of Yarnell Street, according to CHP Officer Patrick Kimball said.

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The bear’s body ended up in the center divider, where it died, Kimball said. Caltrans was called to remove the carcass.

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The driver of the Honda was not injured.

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