State police say that at around 6:20 a.m. the vehicle hit the mountain lion in Parmalee Gulch in Turkey Creek Canyon.
Reports from state police after the incident said the lion had been killed on impact but they are now saying the lion did not die and they are unable to locate it at this time.
Details about the driver of the vehicle or the type of vehicle involved were not immediately released.
The Division of Wildlife was called to the scene.
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