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United States

31 January 2008

Savannah Morning News (Georgia)

Hunting accidents spiked in Georgia during the 2007-08 season, and four of the five fatal incidents involved children or teenagers. "This has been an unusual year," said Wildlife Resources Division Capt. James Bell, who is the coordinator of the state's Hunter Safety Program. "We've never had that many kids in accidents in the last 10 years." The season's five casualties included an 8-year-old boy killed by a shotgun blast; a 12-year-old boy who shot and killed his... (

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