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Osgood Man Airlifted After Falling From Tree Stand

Campos was not wearing a full-body harness at the time of the fall.

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(Osgood, Ind.) – Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a hunter who fell from a tree stand yesterday afternoon.

At approximately 5:30 p.m., responders were dispatched to the 9000 block of West County Road 600 North near Osgood, on the reports of a hunter who fell approximately 21 feet from an elevated tree stand.

Peyton Campos, 22, of Osgood was initially treated on the scene and was then airlifted to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. The extent of his injuries are unknown at this time, and the cause of the fall is still under investigation.

Campos was not wearing a full-body harness at the time of the fall.

Indiana Conservation Officer encourages all who are hunting from an elevated position to use a safety harness and lifelines and to check all tree stands and straps before climbing.   

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