Man Commits Suicide After Accidentally Killing Friend While Hunting, Police Say

November 29, 2011 Updated Nov 29, 2011 at 12:15 PM EDT

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Man Commits Suicide After Accidentally Killing Friend While Hunting, Police Say

November 29, 2011 Updated Nov 29, 2011 at 12:15 PM EDT

According to the Bennington (Vt.) Banner, Vermont State Police said a 49-year-old man committed suicide Saturday after accidentally shooting and killing his 39-year-old friend while hunting.

According to the Bennington Banner story, the men were tracking a deer the victim had shot when the incident occurred. Police do not suspect foul play, according to the Banner story.

Read the Bennington Banner story HERE.