Fog and light rain greeted deer hunters at first light across
much of West Virginia Monday, the first day of the annual bucks-only
Early on, one hunter became the first casualty.
A 65-year-old Morgantown man injured his lower back and left
wrist while trying to ascend a homemade, wooden tree stand. The
unidentified hunter fell backward 20 to 25 feet, landing on his
back. He was being treated at Ruby Memorial Hospital. The accident
is under investigation by Aaron Clevenger, a natural resources
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