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Minnesota man dies in Iron County, WI hunting accident

Nov 25, 2021 03:44AM ● By Editor

From WDIO-TV - November 24, 2021

A Minnesota man is dead after a hunting accident in Iron County, Wisconsin.

The accident happened in the Town of Saxon on Tuesday afternoon. Iron County Sheriff Sheriff Paul Samardich says a person called 911 at about 4:30 p.m. to report that a man was seriously injured after an accidental discharge of a firearm.

Despite resuscitation efforts at the scene, the coroner pronounced the 65-year-old man dead of a gunshot wound at the scene.

The man's name and hometown have not yet been released. The sheriff's office continues to investigate.

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