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Deer Hunter Leaps To Safety After Helicopter Blades Rip Through Tree
Updated October 23, 2013 9:26 AM
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(MEDORA) - A deer hunter leaped to safety just before rotating blades of a tree trimmer suspended from a helicopter ripped through his tree stand and crossbow.

Darren "Andy" Royalty, 45, of Seymour was chased from his tree stand while hunting Friday on property he owns in the Medora area.

The helicopter-powered saw was trimming trees in the area of power lines for Duke Energy, Jackson County Sheriff's Department reported.

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