PRESTON — A man has died following a hunting accident Friday morning, Jan. 10.
According to a Maryland Department of Natural Resources spokesman, Dale Keiter, 58, fell about 15 feet from a tree stand.
The accident was reported shortly after 10 a.m. on Friday, near 24270 Mallow Drive, Preston.
Units from Preston and Federalsburg Volunteer Fire Departments responded along with Caroline County EMS.
Keiter was transported as a critical patient to UM Shore Regional Medical Center at Easton and later was pronounced dead. It is unknown whether a medical condition caused Keiter to fall.
According to the DNR, an investigation into the cause of the accident continues.