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Hunting accident kills 19-year-old

The Renville County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call after a group of hunters reported a party member had shot himself accidentally. Responders found the unidentified man dead from a single gunshot wound.
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The Renville County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call after a group of hunters reported a party member had shot himself accidentally. Responders found the unidentified man dead from a single gunshot wound.

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