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WV: West Virginia reporting 9 tree-stand injuries, 1 death

December 5, 2012

From WVNSTV.com

With one death already reported, West Virginia wildlife officials are urging hunters to use a harness and other safety measures when they hunt from a tree stand.
 
Lt. Tim Coleman of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources says nine tree stand incidents in the state have resulted in life-threatening injuries. The worst year for tree stand falls was last year, when 14 injuries were recorded. None involved fatal injuries.

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