A hunter died after a member of his party shot him in the face in Iowa in the United States on Saturday, said police.
The incident took place around 1 pm when Seth Egelhoff, 26, was gravely injured by a gunshot while he was hunting waterfowl in the Bay Branch Wildlife area, the New York Post reported.
On being informed, medics rushed to the spot, where they tried to shift Egelhoff to a clearing where a helicopter could pick him up and airlift him to a hospital. But Egelhoff died as he was being brought to the pick-up location.
According to the police, Egelhoff was from Chesterfield, Illinois.
Police are investigating the shooting. However, Conservation Officer Jeremy King said it appeared to be accidental.