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Authorities identify 63-year-old man in hunting accident

October 15, 2019

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Oregon county authorities have identified the man killed in a suspected accidental shooting while hunting near Washington state lines.

The Longview Daily News reports that Columbia County Sheriff’s Office identified 63-year-old Martin Fox of Portland.

County deputies, Washington state police officers and other agencies responded Saturday to a report of shooting.

Authorities say the shooting occurred in the hills near the Scappoose Vernonia Highway north of Portland.

Authorities say Fox was found with members of the hunting party performing CPR on him, but he later died at the scene.

Authorities say foul play is not suspected in his death.

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Information from: The Daily News, http://www.tdn.com