WA: Snohomish grad killed in hunting accident
January 28, 2010
Snohomish grad killed in hunting accident
SNOHOMISH — Devin Rowe, a 2004 graduate of Snohomish High School, was
killed last week in a hunting accident during a family trip to southern
Rowe, who also was a military veteran, died after being shot in the chest
by a family member who mistook him for a deer, Monroe County coroner Robert
The accident occurred around 9 a.m. Jan. 21. Rowe died at the scene,
As a teen, Rowe played football for Snohomish High School as an offensive
The school’s athletic director, Mark Perry, called Rowe “just another of
those guys who loved the game of football and played hard every day. He
enjoyed what he did in high school.”
Acquaintances said Rowe enlisted in the military after graduation and
served at least one tour in the Middle East.
“He survived what you think is the tough part,” Perry said.
Monroe County is a rural, pine-forested area in southern Alabama with a
population of about 22,500. Along with being popular among hunters, the
county is the birthplace of Harper Lee, author of “To Kill a Mockingbird.” .
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