Hunter lands in hospital after falling from his tree stand

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MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE)- A hunter in west Tennessee is recovering this morning after he fell out of a tree stand.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency says a cable broke as he was getting down from the tree. The hunter fell about 20 feet.

The hunter was able to call 9-1-1 and was airlifted to a hospital in Memphis.

We’re told he was not wearing a safety harness at the time of the fall.

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