Iowa man shot and killed while deer hunting Saturday

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A 37-year-old Iowa man was killed while deer hunting this weekend.

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources said Nathan Allen Sharpnack of Winterset was shot Saturday afternoon while hunting with a large group of people in the Red Rock Wildlife Management Area north of Knoxville.

Officials said Sharpnack was shot in the torso likely by a member of a large hunting party.

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Investigators from the Marion County Sheriff's office are helping the state agency investigate the shooting.

An autopsy will be performed on Sharpnack.

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This article originally appeared on Des Moines Register: Iowa hunter killed; Winterset man was shot in torso while hunting deer

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