MI: teen dies in hunting mishap
October 26, 2009
Monroe Co. teen dies in ATV, shotgun mishap
A 16-year-old Carleton teen died Sunday afternoon, shot during a hunting
accident in Monroe County woods, according to investigators.
The boy and two 17-year-old boys all had shotguns as they were driving
4-wheel all-terrain vehicles in Ash Township at 3:11 p.m. Sunday, Monroe
County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Joe Higham said today.
As they drove the ATVs in woods near Briar Hill Road north of Carleton
Rockwood Road, one of the guns discharged, hitting the 16-year-old.
The boy was pronounced dead at the scene and Sheriff's Office
investigators ruled the incident a hunting accident.
The Wayne County Medical Examiner is expected to perform an autopsy
today. A 32-year-old Monroe County man is also in critical condition today
after a separate ATV crash Sunday afternoon.
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