Helmet Cam Captures Speeding Motorcyclist Crashing Into A Bear

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Canadian police have released video showing a speeding motorcyclist crashing into a young black bear as it ran across the highway, AFP reports.

The video release, meant to warn others about the dangers of distracted driving, shows the first-person view of the motorcyclist on Highway 7 in Hope, British Columbia, accelerating to nearly 90 mph in less than 20 seconds.

AFP has more:

Police said in a statement that the driver was focused on his speedometer as part of a stunt and failed to see the bear until the last minute.

He ended up with non-life-threatening injuries while the bear walked away.

Now watch the video:

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