Hunter shot by partner in Superior

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A man was accidently shot and killed Monday night in the Town of Superior, Wis., by his deer-hunting partner, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department, the Duluth News Tribune reports.

Officials said they likely would release his name on Tuesday. It marked the fourth reported hunting-related fatality this season in the state, the newspaper reports.

Sheriff's deputies and fire crews from Superior had to use machinery to cut brush in order to get to the victim with a deep woods all-terrain vehicle, WDIO reports. The man died at the scene, the station reported.

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