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Woman shoots self in leg while Hunting

Monday, March 20, 2006

Daily Herald

A 23-year-old Eagle Mountain woman was in fair condition Sunday afternoon after she accidentally shot herself while rabbit hunting with her husband in Cedar Valley.

The couple was hunting seven miles south of State Route 73 in an area south of Cedar Fort when the unidentified woman inadvertently shot herself in the mid-thigh with a .22-caliber firearm, said Utah County Sheriff's deputy Sgt. Lane Critser.

The bullet, he said, went completely through her leg.

A sheriff's dispatcher said the woman initially dialed 911 on her cell phone before handing the phone off to her husband. The call for help was received at about 2:20 p.m., Critser said. The victim was treated at the scene by Cedar Fort and Eagle Mountain medical personnel before being transported by ambulance to American Fork Hospital.

"Medical personnel advised she was in fair condition," Critser said.

This story appeared in The Daily Herald on page A9.

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