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Published November 08, 2009, 06:45 PM

Man dies after shooting self while deer hunting

DEER RIVER, Minn. (AP) — A Minnetonka man is dead after accidentally shooting himself in the chest during Minnesota's deer opener weekend. The Itasca County sheriff says 77-year-old Daniel Otto Cermak was hunting north of Deer River Saturday morning with a 30-30 lever action rifle when it discharged and hit him in the chest.

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