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Black River Falls man killed in ATV mishap

  • Associated Press
  • November 26, 2012 - 5:58 PM

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. - A Black River Falls man was killed while deer hunting when his ATV rolled and pinned him under it.

The Jackson County Sheriff's Department says 54-year-old Marvin Waldsmith was hunting with his young son about 6:30 a.m. Friday near the town of Franklin. The La Crosse Tribune reports they were riding up a steep hill toward a deer stand when the vehicle hit a log and tipped backward ( http://bit.ly/TmMIs9). Waldsmith's son was able to jump from the vehicle, but the older man was trapped beneath it.

Emergency responders declared Waldsmith dead at the scene.

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Information from: La Crosse Tribune, http://www.lacrossetribune.com

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