Bear killed on freeway near Bellevue

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BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) -- A young bear trying to cross Interstate 405 was struck and killed early Friday near Bellevue.

Washington State Patrol Trooper Julie Startup told KOMO Radio the patrol was notified at 2:40 a.m. about the carcass. A trooper moved it to the side of the freeway and notified the Fish and Wildlife Department.

The driver who hit the bear had left the scene.

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Information from: KOMO-AM, http://www.komoradio.com/