SD: More hunting accidents in South Dakota in 2009
March 21, 2010
More hunting accidents in South Dakota in 2009
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - Most of the 37 hunting-related accidents in South
Dakota last year occurred during the pheasant hunting season.
In addition, the state Game, Fish and Parks Department reported one death
from a heart attack during a pheasant hunt, and one injury that occurred
during recreational trap shooting.
The number of accidents last year topped the 20-year average of 32. It
included two cases in which hunters fell when a tree stand collapsed.
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