Famous 'Falling Bear' Dies After Being Hit by Cars

May 4, 2012 Updated May 4, 2012 at 12:23 PM EDT

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Famous 'Falling Bear' Dies After Being Hit by Cars

May 4, 2012 Updated May 4, 2012 at 12:23 PM EDT

According to the Boulder (Colo.) Daily Camera, a young black bear that rose to fame last week after being photographed while falling out of a tree after being tranquilized, was killed Thursday when it was hit by cars on a Colorado highway.

Read the Daily Camera story HERE.