Panther killed by vehicle near Immokalee

Posted at 10:46 AM, Oct 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-03 10:46:05-04

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- The body of a male Florida panther was discovered Sunday along State Road 29 near Immokalee, the victim of a vehicle collision.

According to Florida Fish & Wildlife, the 2.4 year old cat was found near the intersection with County Road 894, also known as Experimental Station Road, a little more than a mile north of Immokalee.

This is the 32nd panther death of 2016, and the 24th due to vehicle collisions.