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Man Killed in Harrison Co. Hunting Accident

Thomas Zimmerman was found dead in a tree stand Sunday evening.

HARRISON COUNTY, Ind. –- State conservation officers are investigating after a fatal hunting accident in Harrison County.

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says 58-year-old Thomas Zimmerman of Borden was found dead in a tree stand Sunday evening. He and several others had been hunting on private property in southern Harrison County, near the town of Elizabeth.

Conservation officers say Zimmerman died from a single close-range gunshot wound to the head, but do not believe foul play was involved.

The investigation into Zimmerman's death is ongoing. 

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