Weekend Accident Claims Life of Illinois Hunter
This year's hunting season has turned tragic for an Illinois man.
The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports that 66-year-old Russel P Ory of Aurora, Illinois was found below a tree stand following an apparent fall Sunday in Jo Daviess County.
According to the Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Department, Orp was found on a property in the 8300 block of South Massbach Road, rural Elizabeth.
The release states:
“Ory was discovered below his tree stand from an apparent fall and a short time later became unresponsive,”. “Deputies immediately began to provide medical care for Ory".
The release also stated:
"First responders from Elizabeth arrived on the scene. Ory “was eventually pronounced deceased on (the) scene from his injuries,”..
The incident remains under investigation.