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Hunter’s death apparently due to natural causes

November 25, 2019 GMT

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.

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Information from: WSAW-TV, http://www.wsaw.com