Wisconsin man injured in Iowa pheasant hunting accident
Posted on Sat, Jan. 08, 2005
DECORAH, Iowa - A Wisconsin man was injured Saturday in a hunting
accident in northeast Iowa.
Wilfred Schuler, 42, of Hazelgreen, Wis., was injured when he was
struck in the head and chest with bird shot while pheasant hunting
near Decorah, officials with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources
The accident happened when several hunters Schuler was with fired
at a pheasant in the air. It was unknown whose shot may have struck
Schuler was taken to an area hospital before being airlifted to a
hospital in Madison, Wis., officials said.
The investigation was continuing.
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