Bear cubs rescued on Easter by Virginia State Police after mom killed on I-64


ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Three bear cubs were left without a momma bear after she was struck and killed on I-64 Saturday night.

Virginia State Police came to the rescue! VSP Trooper Nathan Combs, BARC Electric and Jimmy Southers Auto Towing & Repairs were able to get the orphaned cubs down from a tree off I-64 in Rockbridge County.

The cubs enjoyed an Easter feast at the Wildlife Center of Virginia on Sunday.

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