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A good month for hunting...

Tree-climbing hunters face danger of falling
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has a warning for deer hunters as a recent rash of falls from tree stands killed one hunter and paralyzed another. Hunter Duane Alcott of Evansdale broke his back in his fall near Brandon last month.
WQAD. November 2006.

2 Michigan men die in hunting-related accidents.
Two Michigan deer hunters died in accidents this week, including a man who fell out of a tree and an apparent victim of carbon monoxide poisoning.
WoodTv.com November 2006.

Hunting Death.
A weekend accident claims the life of an area hunter. The accident happened just south of Nevada in Vernon County. The victim was hunting with two other family members. The body has been sent to Springfield for an autopsy.
KSNTV. 13 November 2006.

Hunter injured in Assunpink shooting accident.
UPPER FREEHOLD - A Middlesex County man suffered an eye injury Tuesday when he was struck in the face with shotgun pellets while hunting in the state Assunpink Wildlife Management Area, according to State Police.
APP.com. 14 November 2006.

Ky. hunter drowns while transporting deer by boat.
GLASGOW, Ky. - A hunter fell out of a boat in which he was transporting a deer he had killed and drowned on the Barren River Reservoir in south-central Kentucky, authorities said.
The Columbus Despatch. 15 November 2006.

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