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MASON COUNTY, Mich. (WZZM)- A bear was spotted Tuesday night in Mason County.

A County Deputy spotted the animal while on patrol. Her dashcam recorded video of the incident. In it you can see the bear running across the road in front of the cruiser.

This is the time of year when young male bears are on the move after they're chased away by their mothers.

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