Newport Man Killed In Hunting Accident


Incident Sunday AM In Frankfort

A young man from Newport was accidentally shot and killed while hunting in Herkimer County Sunday morning. New York State Police report that Joshua Morgan, 20 years old, was hunting in a wooded area near Route 5S and Dyke Road. Troopers say that Morgan was part of a hunting party and was shot by one of the other hunters. 

Morgan was pronounced dead at the scene. The State Police are continuing the investigation. 

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