Hunter dies in tree stand in Waseca County

Published 5:45 am Sunday, November 11, 2012

WASECA — A hunter has died in his tree stand south of Waseca in southern Minnesota.

The Waseca County sheriff’s office got call from the man’s wife Thursday afternoon.

Waseca County Sheriff Brad Milbrath said the victim’s wife went to check on him and found the man unresponsive. He apparently died from a medical condition.

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An 11-point buck was found shot to death nearby.

Authorities are withholding the man’s name until relatives are notified.