Hunter Injured in Fayette County

A hunter was injured in an accident in Fayette County early Thursday morning.

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says a male hunter was turkey hunting near Westgate shortly before 7 am when he sustained a gunshot to his foot.

The hunter’s name has not been released. He was transported to a local hospital before being transferred to Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo.

The incident is under investigation.

 

(photo courtesy of Fayette County Sheriff’s Office)