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Hunting fatality investigated

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WAUSAU, Wisc (WSAU) A hunter from Wausau is dead after an apparent tree-stand accident.

Family members called the Marathon County sheriffs department on Monday when 50-year-old Steve Raskie didn't return after dark. Raskie sent a text message to his daughter at 11am on Monday that he was going bow hunting. He didn't respond to messages later in the day.

Four family members went to his tree stand and discovered Raskie on the ground. He had a bolt from a crossbow through his neck.

The DNR is assisting in the investigation.

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