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Dead black bear found on NC State campus bench hit by car

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A 200-pound black bear was found dead on a park bench in front of Bostian Hall near the Brickyard on North Carolina State University's campus. (Tim Peeler, N.C. State) A 200-pound black bear was found dead on a park bench in front of Bostian Hall near the Brickyard on North Carolina State University's campus. (Tim Peeler, N.C. State)
RALEIGH, N.C. - Preliminary results show the black bear found dead on NC State's campus in Raleigh earlier this week was hit by a car and not shot to death.
     
The NC Wildlife Resources Commission will release more information after getting the official necropsy report.
     
NC State Police have been looking into the case since groundskeepers spotted the bear on a bench near the heart of State's campus Tuesday morning.
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