LA: Hunting accident sends one man to hospital
December 19, 2009
Hunting accident sends one man to hospital
BEAUREGARD PARISH, LA (KPLC) - A hunter in Beauregard Parish is
recovering after he was accidentally shot by a fellow hunter, while hunting
deer on Friday morning.
This is the second hunting accident to occur in Beauregard Parish in a
matter of only three weeks.
According to Sergeant Aaron Herpin with the Louisiana Department of
Wildlife and Fisheries, the man was on a deer hunting mission with a group
of hunters when the man walked out of another hunter's line of vision and
The man's injuries are not life-threatening, but the event does serve as
an opportunity for LDWF agents to remind hunters to make safety their top
Herpin says the main tip he would give hunters is wear their hunter's
orange. Herpin also wants hunters to make sure they check their equipment
before they start hunting.
The LDWF also has more hunting safety tips and regulations listed on
Return to Hunting Accident Index
Fair Use Notice: This document may contain copyrighted material
whose use has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owners. We believe
that this not-for-profit, educational use on the Web constitutes
a fair use of the copyrighted material (as provided for in section
107 of the US Copyright Law). If you wish to use this copyrighted
material for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must
obtain permission from the copyright owner.