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Indiana Fatal Hunting Accidents

Below are a few of the fatal hunting accidents that have happened in Indiana.


  • 2006 - Brian D. Beckman, 46, treestand accident

  • 2006 - Weldon John Slater Jr., 60, died of hypothermia after falling out of his boat while duck hunting

  • 2006 - Mike Watkins, 36, accidentally shot and killed by his father

  • 2005 - Gregory Saylor, 41, shot by hunting partner who mistook him for a deer

  • 2004 - Coty Forbes, 12, inconsistent with a self-inflicted gunshot wound

  • 2003 - James E. Sharpe, 48, died when he fell from a tree stand while hunting

  • 2003 - Sonny Michael, 45, fell after a 13-foot-high deer stand collapsed



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