WY: Cody hunter dies in apparent accident
February 20, 2010
Cody hunter dies in apparent accident
CODY - The Park County Sheriff's Office is investigating the shooting
death of a hunter that occurred Saturday afternoon in the Oregon Basin area,
east of Cody.
Authorities are not yet releasing the names of the three individuals
involved in the incident, an apparent accident.
The three individuals, all Cody residents, were hunting rabbits and
engaging in recreational shooting, according to information released by the
Park County Sheriff's Office.
While descending a steep embankment, the middle individual slipped and
fell, accidentally discharging a rifle. The round struck the trailing
individual, who died at the incident site.
Police declined to release further details, citing a pending
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