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Colorado Fatal Hunting Accidents

Below are some of the fatal hunting accidents that have happened in Colorado.


  • 2006 - Joseph DiBiasa Jr., 66, of Ronkonkoma, NY was hunting with his son Joseph Michael DiBiasa, 41. The victim's son, was carrying his 7mm magnum rifle on his shoulder when the sling broke. Grabbing the weapon before it fell to the ground, the younger man accidentally grabbed the trigger and fired the gun, hitting his father.

  • 2006 - Robert Heichel, 40, from Washington died after being struck by lightning near his hunting camp in Montrose County

  • 2003 - Gerald Holverson, , a friend mistook him for an elk



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