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Man Accidentally Hangs Self From Tree Stand

Last updated on Monday, December 3, 2007

(GREENSBURG) - A Greensburg man is dead after being accidentally strangled to death in a hunting harness.

Police say 52-year-old Ronnie Tempest became entangled Saturday afternoon in a wooded area near Columbus.

Police believe that as Tempest tried to climb into his tree stand, his hunting harness wrapped around his neck and he slipped and fell from the tree.

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