LAKE CITY, SC (WMBF) – A hunting accident has claimed the life of one person Saturday evening in Lake City.
According to Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken, 25-year-old Samantha Moore of Anderson was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
SC DNR Agent Robert McCollough confirmed a group of 5 or 6 people were trailing a deer they shot, when a woman walking behind Moore tripped. When the woman caught herself, the gun fired, killing Moore.
There are no details about whether the safety was on the gun.