Man dead in Yell County after hunting accident

State News

YELL COUNTY, Ark. – The Yell County Sheriff’s Department says a man is dead after a hunting accident Sunday.

According to deputies, investigators found Jared Sykes, 20, in Carden Bottoms suffering from a gunshot wound.

Investigators say Sykes was transported to Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center, where he later died.

His body has been sent to the State Medical Examiner to determine the cause and manner of death.

The investigation is ongoing.

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