Danville man killed in apparent crossbow accident

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DANVILLE, Ky. (WEHT) – A Kentucky man is dead after he accidentally shot himself with a crossbow Monday morning.

46-year-old Jimmy Smith of Danville, Kentucky was pronounced dead at the scene with a wound from a crossbow bolt to his upper torso.

Police believe the man was shooting targets in a backyard when a bolt accidentally discharged.

No foul play was suspected and the case is under investigation.

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