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Hunting fatalities drop through decades in Minn., but dangers remain

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NEVIS, Minn. – The number of fatal hunting accidents in Minnesota has dropped dramatically over the past 50 years, averaging fewer than three per year since 1990, and waterfowl hunting fatalities like the one that claimed the life of a 23-year-old Nevis man Oct. 5 are less common than big-game hunting fatalities, statistics show.


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