Hunting accident leaves 1 dead in Saxon

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Published: Nov. 24, 2021 at 10:28 AM CST
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IRON COUNTY, WI -- One man has died following an apparent hunting accident in the town of Saxon, Wisconsin.

According to the Iron County Sheriff’s Office, dispatchers received the call just before 5 p.m. Tuesday.

The caller reported an accidental discharge of a firearm, which left one man with serious injuries.

When responders arrived on the scene, they tried to revive the victim, a 65-year-old man from Minnesota but were unsuccessful.

The victim was pronounced dead of a gunshot wound at the scene.

The incident remains under investigation.

It’s unclear what led up to the accidental discharge.

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