Sunday, November 20, 2011
Hunting accident update involving Portville man
A 70-year old Portville man is in "guarded" condition at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester after he fell from a tree stand while hunting.
State Police tell WVTT news radio that Robert Miller of Portville was seriously injured Saturday in a hunting accident in Livingston County. The accident happened behind a residence on New Road in the Town of Leicester. Troopers said Miller was injured when he fell approximately 15 feet from his tree stand.Miller was taken to Strong Hospital in Rochester with broken ribs, a punctured lung, and a laceration to his face. Troopers said that Miller did not secure a safety strap while hunting, and fell after shooting at a deer.