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WI: Man dies in hunting accident

October 30, 2017


HARDING, WI (WSAU) There was a fatal hunting accident in Lincoln County last week.

The sheriff's department reports that 59-year-old Donald Peterson from Racine was hunting near the Town of Harding on land off Camp Avenue when his tree stand let loose. He was hunting alone at the time. His body was found hanging from a tree by another hunter on Thursday afternoon.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. It's not clear exactly when the accident happened.

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Department and the Department of Natural Resources are investigating the incident.

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