The Marsican bear Juan Carrito died after being hit by a car.
Sources from the Abruzzo National Park have confirmed that the Marsican bear hit on state road 17 at Castel di Sangro (L'Aquila) by a car driven by a woman died following the consequences of the collision.
The bear was well known in the area due to its raids in the inhabited centers in search of food.
Marsilio, death of the bear Juan Carrito saddens the world - Abruzzo
"His loss saddens not only Abruzzo, but the whole world that discovered Abruzzo and the beauty of bears through the numerous videos that portrayed him as a puppy with his brothers and the bear Amarena".