November 24, 2005
CADOTT, Wis. -- A woman was accidentally shot and killed while
hunting in some Chippewa County woods, authorities said.
Sandra L. Marion, 46, of Cadott, was hunting with a group of people
in the town of Sigel when she was shot Tuesday, said Wendy Weisensel,
a spokeswoman for the Department of Natural Resources.
Investigators were calling the shooting an accident, Weisensel
Marion and others were participating in a deer drive, when hunters
walk through fields or woods to drive deer toward other hunters, said
Capt. Gene Gutsch of the Chippewa County Sheriff's Department.
"We are not sure where the shot had come from, nor which individual
or individuals had been shooting,'' he said.
Marion's death was the second fatal shooting accident during the
state's nine-day gun deer hunt, which started Saturday, according to
the DNR. A man was accidentally shot Saturday in Burnett County.
Another man died Saturday when he fell from a tree stand near
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