- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 15, 2016

NAVARRE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say two people were injured when they fatally struck a bear with their motorcycle in the Florida Panhandle.

The Pensacola News Journal (https://goo.gl/HcCPVo ) reports that the crash occurred Sunday morning near Navarre.

The Florida Highway Patrol reports that a 54-year-old man was driving a Harley-Davidson motorcycle on State Road 87 when the bear entered the roadway. The bike hit the bear, ejecting the man and his passenger, a 46-year-old woman.

The man and woman were taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries. No charges were filed.

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Information from: Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal, https://www.pensacolanewsjournal.com

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