A 700 pound grizzly (huge for the interior Rocky Mountains) was hit and killed by a pickup truck on Highway 200 not far from Lincoln, Montana.
This is in the NCDE grizzly recovery area, not the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem.
Story: Pickup truck kills 700-pound griz near Lincoln. By John Cramer. Missoulian
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Update. Nov. 6. Grizzly Killed by Pickup: The Photos. New West. By Matthew Frank.
Update. Dec. 12. Folks in Montana have tug-of-war over display of giant grizzly. By Kark Puckett. Great Falls Tribune. It turns out the bear was not 700 pounds, but well over 800 pounds!
Update. Dec. 14. The big griz will be mounted and displayed in the Lincoln Ranger District Office (US Forest Service). By Larry Kline. Helena Independent Record.