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Hunter injured by fall from tree stand in SW Virginia

November 20th, 2013 7:30 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

Hunter injured by fall from tree stand in SW Virginia

DUFFIELD, Va. — A Southwest Virginia man was taken to an area hospital for treatment Tuesday after he was injured in a hunting accident in Scott County.

Gary Sloan, 57, of Duffield, was transported to Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport for treatment for hip and other injuries he suffered after falling out of a tree stand Tuesday morning.

The injuries were believed to be non-life threatening.

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