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Hunting Accident Claims The Life Of Hunter

A hunting accident in Jackson County claims the life of a Milton man.

The accident happened in the woods near the Rock Castle area of the county Saturday around 7:30 p.m.

The DNR said Mark Alan Metz, 53, was leaving his tree stand when he lost his footing and fell approximately 18 feet to the ground. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Metz had been bow hunting.

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