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Hunter hurt in fall from tree

November 16, 2011

By Ruthanne Gordon, WishTV.com

JOHNSON COUNTY (WISH) - A hunter was severely hurt after falling from his tree stand Tuesday around 6 p.m. in Johnson County.

Indiana Conservation Officers, Johnson County Sheriff's Deputies and medics were called to a rural area in Johnson County on the report of an injured hunter.

The 31-year-old man, who's name has not been released, was deer hunting when he fell approximately 16 feet to the ground. Officers say he was not wearing a safety harness.

The hunter was transported to IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, where he was being treated for a broken lower back.

Conservation Officers ask that hunters routinely check to ensure that their stands are secure and to wear a safety harness to prevent this type of incident.

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