Hunter Found Dead Near Tree Stand

A Leslie County man is found dead near a hunting spot in Breathitt County.

State police say it happened in the Flint Ridge area of Russell Fork on Saturday.

Police say neighbors found 56 year old Clifford Morgan of Wendover, lying beneath a tree stand.

Police say Morgan fell from the stand, which was about 30 feet above the ground.

Officers say he was not wearing a safety harness.

Morgan was pronounced dead at the scene.

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