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Black Bear Spotted Roaming Near Rt. 981 In New Alexandria

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

NEW ALEXANDRIA (KDKA) -- As more and more black bears have been spotted throughout Western Pennsylvania, another was seen on Saturday morning in Westmoreland County.

Christina Sullenberger tells KDKA that she and her dad spotted the bear along Route 981 just before 10:00 a.m. Saturday.

New Alexandria Black Bear
(Photo Credit: Christina Sullenberger)

The Pa. Game Commission recommends that if bears are spotted in your area or in your yards, either give the bear time to leave the area or make noise to alert the bear, prompting it to leave the area.

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