The worlds of wild animals and humans sometimes overlap but unfortunately, other times they collide and the result is not a happy one.

Black Bear Versus Pick-Up Truck In Wisconsin

Of course, you always have to be careful while driving a vehicle. Certain areas and conditions can make being behind the wheel even more dangerous than usual. This is especially true while cruising through Wisconsin.

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When you're driving through a rural or wooded area away from a big city in Wisconsin, there's a good chance you'll run into some wildlife. Unfortunately, you can't predict what they're going to do. When it gets dark at night, the roads become even more dangerous because the animals are harder to see.

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The other thing about animals in Wisconsin is they seem to be getting braver. They aren't afraid of humans anymore. Plus, the numbers are growing. Residents experience things that never happened in the past. For example, there have been several bear sightings throughout the state.

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Recently, there was an unfortunate encounter between a black bear and a human. The incident occurred out on a dark highway near Hillsboro. The man was driving down the road in his pick-up truck. He was pulling a trailer at the time.

Along the same stretch of road around the same time of the night, a black bear decided it would be a good time to take a walk near the highway. We ended up with a bear vs truck encounter. I think you could easily guess the outcome of this battle.

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Even though the bear was big, it had no chance against a big fast-moving pickup. The vehicle was pulling a trailer and the beast crashed into it at full speed. To give you a feeling about the match-up, there was very little damage made to the trailer but the bear didn't make it.

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Gallery Credit: Dom DiFurio & Jacob Osborn

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