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An 11-year-old Texas girl who died in a “hunting accident”

Harrison County, Texas (KETK) – Texas authorities are investigating the death of a sixth-grade girl allegedly during a hunting accident on Saturday.

According to the agency, the dispatch received multiple calls shortly after 5 pm about a hunting accident involving an 11-year-old girl and her father in Hallsville, about 140 miles east of Dallas.

The caller stated that his father accidentally shot the girl with a powerful rifle.

Upon arrival of the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office agent and EMS at the scene, a girl, now identified as Daisy Gracelin George, was found and taken to a nearby hospital. Authorities requested a care flight, but due to bad weather, all emergency helicopters landed in the area.

Sixth grade George was sentenced to death in the hospital.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Wardens were also called in to assist in investigating the case.

During ~ Monday press conferenceSheriff Fletcher has announced that he “does not foresee being arrested” in a fatal accident. He explained that EMS workers and agents had a hard time finding George and her father because of poor cell phone reception. George’s father is described as an experienced hunter who has been hunting most of his life.

Fletcher condolences to George’s family and friends.

“Whenever a young person dies, it’s tragic to everyone involved. Our thoughts and prayers are directed at family and friends during this difficult time,” said Sheriff Brandon Fletcher.

NS GoFundMe was founded for funeral expenses..

https://www.wkrg.com/national/11-year-old-texas-girl-killed-in-hunting-accident/ An 11-year-old Texas girl who died in a “hunting accident”

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