An SUV struck a large black bear in Red Bank late Monday night.
The badly-injured bear was tracked down by a TWRA wildlife officer and his K-9 and had to be put down.
The incident happened around 10:30 p.m. on Dayton Boulevard near the Red Bank Police Department.
The bear left a bloody track before it was located in tall grass near a house.
The young male bear weighed about 200 pounds.
Another bear was hit and killed by a vehicle in Red Bank about a year ago.