Update: FSJ Bear Incident

The RCMP has now confirmed reports, that a bear was sighted, struck by a vehicle and, evenutally put down, in Northeast Fort St. John last Thursday night.

Constable Jackelynn Passarell says police got their first siting report, from the area of 88th Street and 118th Avenue…

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Constable Passarell was unable to confirm witness reports, the bear was a grizzly but she did confirm, one investigating officer said it appeared the bear was ill or, had been suffering from a previous injury.

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