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Man dies in hunting accident in NW Arkansas

Man dies in hunting accident in NW Arkansas

December 2, 2010

BOSTON ó Arkansas Game and Fish officials say a man has been killed in a hunting accident near Boston in the northwest part of the state.

Game and Fish officials say a family member found the manís body late Wednesday, but investigators believe the body had been there several hours.

Arkansas Game and Fish officials told KFSM-TV Thursday the man was identified as 34-year-old Gaylen Dowdy.

Family members told officers they went looking for him after he didnít come back from a morning hunting trip.

Investigators say it appears Dowdyís shotgun fired as he was trying to get off a four-wheeler.

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