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Hunter Fatally Shot in Price County

Posted: 6:51 PM Nov 24, 2007
Last Updated: 11:32 PM Nov 24, 2007
Reporter: Chastity Walberg
Email Address: [email protected]

The Price County Sheriff’s Department along with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is investigating a deadly hunting accident.

Emergency crews were called to a rural area near the Town of Kennan at about 12:10 pm Saturday.

Upon arrival they found a 26-year-old man had been shot by another hunter.

The victim was taken to the Rusk County Memorial Hospital in Ladysmith, where he was pronounced dead.

Right now, investigators say the shooting appears to be an accident and foul play is not suspected.

The name of the victim has not been released.

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