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Published October 28, 2009, 07:43 AM

Investigation under way in woman's hunting death

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Gregory County Sheriff's office is investigating a hunting-related death that officials say they believe was the result of an accidental shooting.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Gregory County Sheriff's office is investigating a hunting-related death that officials say they believe was the result of an accidental shooting.

Sheriff Charlie Wolf says 26-year-old Leonila Stickney died Saturday.

Sheriff's officials say she was a passenger in a vehicle. Her friend was getting back in after shooting a pheasant when he accidentally fired, striking her in the chest.

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