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)