WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police said they found a dead bear on the side of Old Greensboro Road early Wednesday.
Police said the bear was found around 6:15 a.m near the 4200 block of Old Greensboro Road, just north of the Salem Lake area and Business I-40.
Authorities said the bear weighed around 100 pounds and appears to have been hit by a vehicle.
Police are urging residents to use caution and not approach a bear if one is seen in a neighborhood or park.
Another bear was struck and killed on I-40 near Clemmons late last week.
Anyone with any information about this incident can call the Winston-Salem Police Department or CrimeStoppers at 727-2800.