BURLINGTON, Vermont — An Underhill man shot in the back of the
head with an arrow while bow hunting is recovering slowly, according
to his family members.
Ron Derouchie, 24, was recovering at
home Friday, Oct. 12, after his brother, Brian, 22, fired an arrow
into the back of his head. The arrow penetrated Ron Derouchie's
skull and pierced his brain, stepmother Wendy Derouchie said.
"He has a lot of headaches," Wendy Derouchie said.
brothers were hunting deer at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Underhill
when the incident occurred, said Lt. Robert Rooks.
Derouchie shot, he bumped his brother, who had drawn his arrow back
and was preparing to release it. The bump caused Brian Derouchie to
swivel as he was shooting, and the arrow hit Ron Derouchie in the
back of his head.
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