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HUNTING DEATH
(2008-01-14)
(wgvu) - AUTHORITIES IN SOUTHWESTERN
MICHIGAN SAY A MAN ACCIDENTALLY SHOT HIS 14-YEAR-OLD NEPHEW TO
DEATH WHILE THEY WERE GOOSE HUNTING.
THE ST. JOSEPH COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT SAYS IT HAPPENED
SATURDAY IN LEONIDAS TOWNSHIP, ABOUT 20 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
KALAMAZOO AND ABOUT 120 MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF DETROIT.
A NEWS RELEASE IDENTIFIES THE VICTIM AS NATHAN TRUCKEY OF
MENDON. IT SAYS HE DIED AT BRONSON HOSPITAL. THE UNCLE'S NAME
WASN'T GIVEN.
WWMT-TV SAYS NATHAN WAS A FRESHMAN AT MENDON HIGH SCHOOL, PLAYED
JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL AND LOVED TO FISH AND HUNT. HE WOULD HAVE
TURNED 15 ON JANUARY 30.

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