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TN: 14-yr-old Pleads Guilty in Hunting Accident

Youngster Pleads Guilty in Hunting Accident - Hunting Privileges Revoked

May 2, 2007

The 14-year-old that was involved in the March 24th hunting accident that injured, Barbara Sue Butler, age 58, Patricia Dupes, age 50, and a 14-year-old female, all from Vonore, has pled guilty to reckless endangerment in Monroe County Juvenile Court, according the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA).

In a plea agreement, the youth has his hunting, trapping, and fishing privileges revoked until age 21, which will be in 2013. His 12 gauge Remington shotgun was also declared contraband, he must retake the hunter education course, and he will be on supervised probation until age 18.

In June, there will an additional hearing to determine the amount of medical bills he'll have to pay.

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