CASTAIC (CBSLA) — A mountain lion was struck and killed on the 5 freeway near Castaic Friday evening.
California Highway Patrol reported the dead mountain lion on the southbound side of the freeway at Templin Highway.READ MORE: Vanessa Bryant Learned Of Kobe, Gianna's Death Hours After Helicopter Crash; Asked LA County Sheriff To Make Sure No Photos Were Taken
The news comes just days after a mountain lion, known as P-61 was struck and killed on the 405 freeway in the Sepulveda Pass early Saturday morning.READ MORE: 18-Year-Old Killed in Halloween Party Shooting
P-61 was wearing a GPS collar that showed that the animal was hit between Bel Air Crest Road and the Sepulveda Blvd. underpass.MORE NEWS: Dye, Brown lead No. 10 Oregon past UCLA, 34-31 In Rose Bowl Thriller
Another young male mountain lion was hit by a car in the Sepulveda Pass in 2011, as well as another male in 2009.