Man Killed in Jefferson County Hunting Accident

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FENTON, Mo. (AP) _ The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department is investigating a hunting accident that led to the death of a 23-year-old man.

Police say a 49-year-old man shot and killed the other hunter Dec. 12, when he mistook the victim for a deer in Fenton. They say they have ruled out foul play, but are looking into the matter to see if charges should be filed. The sheriff's department has not released the men's names.