Wyandotte man dies in hunting accident

OTTAWA COUNTY, Okla. - A Wyandotte man died Saturday morning after his 13-year-old step son accidentally shot him in a hunting accident, officials said.

The pair and another friend came back to their vehicle after deer hunting when the boy's rifle discharged, striking 41-year-old Robert Chestnutt in the upper chest,  Rogers County Game Warden Lt. Brek Henry said.

The friend drove Chestnutt to a store east of Miami, Okla. where they called 911, Henry said.

Chestnutt was transported to a Joplin, Mo. hospital where he died undergoing surgery, Henry said.

The death has been ruled accidental.

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