SD: Man injured in Brookings County hunting accident
Man injured in Brookings County hunting accident
Posted: Friday, Jan 2nd, 2009
A Rapid City man suffered minor injuries last Friday in a hunting
accident near Brookings.
The hunting accident happened north of Brookings. It was reported to
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks officials at 12:30 p.m. that day.
Brookings County Assistant Sheriff Scott Sebring said foggy
conditions caused poor visibility on Friday, when a pheasant got up
between 37-year-old Jon Pike of Aurora and 38-year-olf Kraig Wood of
Rapid City. Pike didn't see the other hunter due to the weather
conditions. He fired and struck Kraig in the forehead with a single
Kraig was taken to the Brookings Clinic, where he was treated and
No citations were issued in the mishap.
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