Bear causes Highway 89 closure in Ephraim
EPHRAIM, Utah — Police in Ephraim shut down Highway 89 for a brief time Tuesday so a bear could cross the roadway safely.
A caller contacted police after seeing the bear near the Pioneer Cemetery.
A Facebook post said the caller was concerned a car would hit the bear.
Police stopped traffic to allow the bear to cross.
Officers from the Division of Natural Resources followed the bear into the east mountains.
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