IL: Injured hunter rescued after fall from deer stand in remote area
December 5, 2013
A 75-year-old man was injured Thursday morning when he fell out
of a deer stand near New Athens, police said.
happened at about 7:30 a.m. in the Kaskaskia Fish and Wildlife Area
off Pike Sawmill Road south of New Athens. He took a shot at a deer
and the top part of his climbing stand collapsed and he fell out of
the tree. He was not wearing a safety harness."
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