CUBA, Missouri- The Cuba, Missouri Police Dept says tonight, Lt. Scharfenberg received a call for service for a motor vehicle collision. The caller advised they struck a bear on Old 66 near the West city limits of Cuba. Upon his arrival, it was determined that the bear suffered severe injury. Due to the injuries the bear had to be euthanized. The Missouri Department of Conservation was contacted. Conservation Agent Hall responded and took possession of the bear. There were no other injuries reported in the collision, the agency explained.