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Man hospitalized following fall from tree stand

LINCOLN, Neb. – A Gretna man was hospitalized with apparent pelvic injuries after falling from a tree stand Nov. 14 while hunting in Dixon County northeast of Obert. Todd M. Church, 44, had just climbed into a hang-on tree stand at approximately 3:15 p.m. when one of the ratchet straps failed, causing the stand platform to drop down. He fell approximately 17 feet. Church, who was able to make a cell phone call to another hunter in the area, was …

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Hunting Accident Under Investigation

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the Nemaha County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a hunting accident that occurred at approximately 6 a.m. on Oct. 31. Three brothers were reportedly hunting turkeys when the incident occurred on private property approximately 6 miles west and 5½ miles south of Auburn. A 48-year-old Auburn man was injured and transported via helicopter to BryanLGH West Hospital in Lincoln. As of late afternoon on Oct. 31, officers were still gathering evidence on …

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