UT: 17-year-old injured in hunting accident in Logan Canyon
October 5, 2012
LOGAN — A 17-year-old boy was
injured Thursday during a hunting accident in Logan Canyon.
The boy had been hunting for deer with muzzle loaders in the Boulder
Mountain area of Logan Canyon with his father and uncle, according
to the Cache County Sheriff's Office.
While driving in the
canyon, the group spotted several deer. The 17-year-old and his
uncle jumped out of the truck and put primers on their guns, police
As the deer ran off down a ravine, the teen walked
about 10 feet ahead of his uncle. The uncle had cocked his gun but
decided not to shoot, police said. The gun then accidentally fired,
and bullet fragments hit the 17-year-old's right foot, calf, thigh
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