Duck hunter accidentally shot and killed

A 39-year-old man has died in a hunting accident.

The Michigan State Police Care Post report Sean Monschau of Lapeer was accidentally shot and killed while duck hunting in the Fish Point State Wildlife Area in Tuscola County.

The tragedy occurred around 7:45 a.m. Thursday.

Michigan State Police say they TMre continuing to investigate what happened, but they are currently calling the death an accident.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources encourages hunters of every game to be aware of safety precautions and laws. You can read more about hunting safety, courses offered, and requirements on the DNR website.