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Forum News Service, Published June 13 2013

Hibbing man dies after fall from deer stand

LAVELL TOWNSHIP, Minn. - A Hibbing man died Thursday after falling off the deer stand he was working on.

The 55-year-old man had been working on the roof of the stand in rural Lavell Township when the accident occurred, according to a news release from the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office. Emergency responders from the St. Louis County Rescue Squad, Toivola Fire Department and Life Link air medical were called to the scene at 11:24 a.m.

“Despite the efforts of the first responders and Life Link air medical staff, the victim died at the scene from his injuries,” said a statement from Sgt. Wayne Toewe of the sheriff’s office.

The man’s name was not made available Thursday evening.