MN: Man dies after shooting self while deer hunting
November 9, 2009
Man dies after shooting self while deer hunting
DEER RIVER, MN - A Minnetonka man is dead after accidentally shooting
himself in the chest during Minnesota's deer opener weekend.
The Itasca County sheriff says 77-year-old Daniel Otto Cermak was hunting
north of Deer River Saturday morning with a 30-30 lever action rifle when it
discharged and hit him in the chest. Rescue personnel responded but he died
at the scene. An autopsy is being conducted.
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