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Hunter dead after struck by car Submitted: 11/30/2013
Taylor County - A hunter died after he was struck by a car. It happened around 5 pm Friday in Taylor County. Some hunters were standing on or near County Line road near the border of the Town of Aurora and Town of Pershing. A car driving at a high rate of speed hit two of the hunters. A 52-year-old man from Illinois died at the scene. A 53-year-old man, also from Illinois, was injured. He was taken by Life Link helicopter to Wausau Aspirus Hospital. The 42-year-old driver from Sheldon was taken by Mayo helicopter to Luther Hospital in Eau Claire. Investigators believe speed and alcohol were a factor in the crash.

Written By: Lauren Stephenson

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