WA man dead after stumble, self-inflicted gunshot

WA man dead after stumble, self-inflicted gunshot

WA man dead after stumble, self-inflicted gunshot

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by KGW.com staff

kgw.com

Posted on August 12, 2013 at 6:01 AM

Updated Monday, Aug 12 at 10:36 AM

YACOLT, Wash. – A man died after stumbling and shooting himself in the face Sunday on a rural road near Yacolt, Wash.

Benjamin White, 26, of Yacolt, was reportedly looking for his lost dog with his girlfriend when he slipped on some rocks near Yacolt Falls.

He was carrying a gun, which went off, deputies with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office said.

Search and rescue teams were working to recover the man’s body from a canyon area.

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