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Man fatally shot by hunting partner in Douglas County

TOWN OF SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) -

Authorities say a man was accidentally shot and killed by his hunting partner in Douglas County.

Sheriff's officials say the shooting happened about 5 p.m. Monday in the town of Superior - a few miles east of the Wisconsin-Minnesota border.

Deputies and fire and rescue personnel used machinery to cut brush and an all-terrain vehicle to get access to the victim in the woods.

WDIO-TV (http://bit.ly/T0WkZa ) reports the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Identities have not been released.

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