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ALTA (WVVA) - A pickup truck flipped after hitting a black bear that wandered into traffic Tuesday night.

The collision occurred near the Alta exit on Interstate 64 in Greenbrier County. Police say a large black bear, estimated at more than 350 pounds, walked into traffic and was struck by an oncoming truck.

The truck flipped upon impact and rolled into the median. The driver suffered only minor injuries.

The interstate was closed for about a half hour while crews cleared the scene.

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