The number of bears to die on Maryland roads this year has risen to 30, according to an unofficial count maintained by the Cumberland Times-News.
On Oct. 5, a 44-pound female bear died on U.S. Route 219 at Glendale Road in Garrett County.
To report bear incidents in Allegany County, call the Maryland Wildlife Service at 301-777-2136. In Garrett County, call 301-334-4255. Outdoor Editor Mike Sawyers may be contacted at 301-784-2523.