UPDATE: Bear put down after being hit by car in Virginia Beach

Posted at 7:42 AM, Jun 18, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-18 10:13:52-04

Virginia Beach, Va. - The bear hit by a car this morning in Virginia Beach has been put down, according to Animal Control.

The 250-pound male bear sustained massive head injuries.

This happened around 3 a.m. on Oceana Boulevard just north of the entrance to NAS Oceana.

We're told the driver was not hurt in the crash.

Stay tuned for updates.