Cumberland Times-News

June 8, 2013

No Pa. fatals from hunting


Cumberland Times-News

CUMBERLAND — HARRISBURG, Pa. — The year 2012 was the first time since the Pennsylvania Game Commission began tracking hunting-related shooting incidents in 1915 that a year came and went without a single human fatality related to gun handling in hunting and trapping.

There were 33 non-fatal incidents, also a decrease from the previous year, and extends a trend of increased hunter safety.