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Man dies in coyote hunting incident

  • 1/28/2019 10:53:00 AM
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CLAY COUNTY, Iowa -- On January 27, at approximately 11:15 a.m., Clay County Sheriff’s deputies, Iowa DNR conservation officers and local emergency personnel responded to a report of a hunting incident near County Highway B53 and 160th Ave. in Clay County. 

Kirk Struve, 47, of Granville, Iowa was struck by a round believed to be fired from another member of his hunting party. The incident occurred while Struve was coyote hunting with a large group of hunters. 

Struve was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The investigation into the shooting is on-going and further information will be released throughout the investigation as necessary.

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