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Two die of natural causes in Somerset County on first day of hunting season

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Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, 8:34 a.m.
 

SOMERSET COUNTY

2 die on 1st dayof hunting season

A coroner says two hunters died of heart-related problems in Somerset County on the first day of deer rifle season.

County Coroner Wallace Miller says Allen Webb, 71, of Windber died while setting up a tree stand just after dawn Monday in nearby Ogle Township.

Later Monday morning, Robert Georg, 66, of Port Lt. Lucie, Fla., was stricken in the woods of Shade Township. He died a short time later at Windber Medical Center.

Georg was visiting relatives in the area when he decided to go hunting.

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