Utah Police Shut Down Highway to Allow Bear to Cross

Police in Ephraim, Utah, said they shut down a highway to allow a bear safely cross after they got a call from a concerned member of the public on May 17.

Ephraim City Police posted this video showing the bear approaching Highway 89 and strolling across the lanes as officers blocked traffic.

“The Division of Natural Resources Officer followed the bear to the east mountains making sure it made it safe and sound,” police said. Credit: Ephraim City Police via Storyful

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