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Ala. hunter dies in fall from tree stand

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Emergency officials say a 36-year-old Madison County man died after falling about 20 feet from a deer stand.

Huntsville Emergency Medical Services officials say Johnny Hudson was pronounced dead at the scene on Sunday afternoon.

The Madison County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened behind a residence. They say Hudson was hunting in a tree stand behind a family member's home when he fell.

Emergency crews, including HEMSI's High Angle Rescue Team, responded to the scene. HEMSI says Hudson died from head injuries.

Information from: WHNT-TV, http://www.whnt.com/

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