Hunting Accident Turns Deadly

Written by on November 5, 2012 in News

A weekend hunting accident has killed a Vinton man.  The Henry County Sheriff’s Office and Iowa DNR investigated the Saturday accident.  The call to authorities was made around 8:30 that evening near 200th Street, north of Rome.  38-year-old Clint Lawrence was found dead.  Authorities believe that while hunting, Lawrence died from injuries sustained falling from an elevated tree stand.  The tree stand was up approximately 17 feet.  According to Conservation Officer Dan Henderson, the investigation is ongoing but at this time, it is being classified as an accident.

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