Nebraska reports third hunting accident in three days
RED WILLOW COUNTY, Neb. (KSNB) - An Indianola man was seriously injured in a deer hunting incident at about 5 p.m. Nov. 20 in Red Willow County.
The 20-year-old was accidentally shot by a rifle belonging to a 54-year-old male who was following him and another hunter up an embankment. The man was flown to Bryan West Medical Trauma Center in Lincoln for treatment of his injuries.
In comparison, eight hunting incidents resulting in personal injury were reported in 2021 and five incidents were reported in 2020.
The November Firearm Deer season closed Nov. 20.
Game and Parks is investigating the incident.
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