PARKER — The weekend death of a deer hunter southwest of Hurley
shows the need for taking greater safety measures, according to
Turner County Sheriff Byron Nogelmeier.
Hurley native Lorin
Larsen died Saturday from injuries sustained when he fell out a a
tree stand while bow hunting, Nogelmeier said. The sheriff said his
office responded to the accident, which occurred during the morning
in the Turkey Ridge area.
The 49-year-old Larsen was
transported by helicopter from the scene and died en route to a
Sioux Falls hospital, Nogelmeier said. The incident is considered an
accident, and no autopsy was conducted, the sheriff added.
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