Hunter’s death apparently due to natural causes
TOWN OF RUSSELL, Wis. (AP) — Lincoln County sheriff’s officials say the death of a hunter during opening weekend of Wisconsin’s gun deer season is apparently due to natural causes.
WSAW-TV reports authorities say the man was found unresponsive by other members of his hunting party Saturday about 1:30 p.m. in the Town of Russell. He was preparing to field dress a deer he had just shot when he collapsed.
He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lincoln County coroner.
Information from: WSAW-TV, http://www.wsaw.com