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Niagara sheriff identifies hunter who died in Royalton on Wednesday

Staff Reports Posted 30 November 2017 at 10:22 pm

ROYALTON – Niagara County Sheriff James Vountour has released the name of the hunter who died on Wednesday.

Stephen C. Harrington, 69, from the Town of Royalton is the man who died from an apparent medical emergency.

The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a 9-1-1 call at 9:20 on Wednesday morning reporting that a hunter had fallen from a tree stand in the woods behind 4562 Royalton Center Rd.

Unsuccessful life-saving treatment was given Harrington.

The investigation is continuing by the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Bureau.

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