Blount County woman killed in reported hunting accident (FOLLOW-UP FROM EARLIER POST)


by Stephen Gallien, ABC3340

A Blount County woman died after a reported hunting accident in Tallapoosa County.

According to the initial report, a rifle discharged while being removed from a vehicle’s rear seat on Centerpoint Road, causing the Cleveland woman’s death.

Officials are conducting an autopsy. The Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Office and the Alabama Game and Fish Department are jointly investigating the fatal shooting.