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Oelwein Man Killed While Turkey Hunting Saturday

  • 4/25/2016 5:14:00 AM
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OELWEIN – An Oelwein man was fatally injured Saturday while turkey hunting in Fayette County.

Michael Adams, 63, was hit in the face and chest area by shot from a 12-gauge shotgun fired from another hunter in his hunting party at approximately 3 p.m. Saturday north of Maynard. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident remains under investigation by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.