The first accident in our area from the 2011 West Virginia deer
hunting season has been reported by authorities.
Lieutenant Stan Hickman of the West Virginia Division of Natural
Resources says a 34-year-old Massilon, Ohio man was injured Tuesday,
when he fell from a tree stand while hunting near Big Root Road in
He was hospitalized in Calhoun County, but was expected to be
transferred to a hospital in his home town.
Lieutenant Hickman says the victim, whose name is not being
released, suffered a collapsed lung and broken ribs in the mishap.
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