Hunting claims two deaths

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A hunter fell from his tree stand to his death Saturday near Saum, Minnesota's second hunter death during opening weekend, reported the Star Tribune.

Authorities identified the victim as 72-year-old Gene A. Berthiaume of St. Paul, according to the Pioneer Press.

According to the Pioneer Press, emergency personel administered first aid, but Berthiaume was pronounced dead at the scene.

This was the second hunting-related death of Saturday, the first day of the year for hunting in Minnesota.

Arthur Joseph Knafla, 84, died from a fall off his tree stand when his clothes caught on fire, reported the Star Tribune.

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