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OR: Son kills father while hunting

October 1, 2012

From LaGrandeObserver.com

A hunting accident north of Wallowa Saturday evening resulted in the death of a North Plains man.
 
Michael Roy Rydquist, 62, was hunting 25 miles north of Wallowa when his son, John Roy Rydquist of Portland, accidentally shot and killed him.
 
According to Fred Steen, Wallowa County sheriff, Michael Rydquist had crouched down and taken a shot at a deer while John Rydquist took a shot at the animal. Unknown to the son, Michael Rydquist had moved in front of him and could not be seen through his scoped rifle.

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