Woman mistaken for deer, fatally shot by hunter in Arkansas, sheriff says

So she didn’t look like a deer after all.

Exposing the Big Game

http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2016/nov/23/woman-mistaken-deer-fatally-shot-hunter-arkansas-s/

By Arkansas Online

This article was published today at 9:03 a.m.

A woman was fatally shot by a hunter after being mistaken for a deer in north-central Arkansas, authorities said Wednesday.

Searcy County Sheriff Joey Pruitt said the 29-year-old woman died Tuesday in an “apparent hunting accident.” Her name was not released.

It happened in an area west of Marshall, Pruitt said in a statement.

“The victim was not wearing hunter orange and was mistaken for a deer,” the sheriff said.

Authorities also did not identify the shooter.

Pruitt said his agency along with Arkansas State Police and the Arkansas Game and Fish

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