GA: Deaths from hunting accidents up this season
December 12, 2009
Seven people have died in hunting accidents in Georgia so far this
season, a marked increase from the four fatalities in 2008-09.
And not all involve firearms.
Two people died in falls from tree stands, and another died of a
The ratio of fatalities to accidents is also up. In the 2008-09 season 34
accidents were reported. So far this season only 26 accidents have been
reported to the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division.
Return to Hunting Accident Index
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