Winston-Salem, NC -- Police in Winston-Salem said they found a dead bear in the road Wednesday morning.
Officers said the bear was reported dead at the 4200 block of Old Greensboro Road, north of Salem Lake, around 6:15 am. Police believe it was hit by a vehicle.
Both Forsyth County Animal Control and the NC Wildlife Commission were notified about the incident.
The bear weighed approximately 100 pounds.
This is the second bear killed by a vehicle in Winston-Salem this week.
Police ask anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800.