Update: Hibbing Man Falls from Deer Stand, Dies at Scene

Posted at: 06/13/2013 5:50 PM
Updated at: 06/14/2013 3:24 PM

Authorities say 55-year-old Bruce Richard Stone, of Hibbing, is dead after falling from a deer stand Thursday morning.

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office responded to rural Lavell Township just before 11:30.

They said the victim had been working on the roof of the deer stand, described as a permanent hunting structure, when the accident happened.

Authorities said despite the efforts of first responders and Life Link air medical staff, Stone died at the scene from his injuries.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.