Cornered Deer Gores Hunter To Death In Tragic Hunting Accident

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Regis Levasseur was just 62 years old when he died in a tragic hunting accident. He was hunting in France’s Compiegne forest when he ‘was charged and pierced by a deer which stabbed him with his antlers.’ The forest was located just 50 miles north-east of Paris.

Police say that Regis was acting as a beater at the time of his death.

His role was to help flush out and corner the prey during the hunt so that the hunters could get a clear shot at him. Regis was unarmed at the time of his death.

During an interview with The Local, the president of the local hunters’ federation, Guy Harle, said: ‘normally the animal would flee but this time he decided to charge. It came after him.’

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Guy continued: ‘the antlers of the stag are like many knives piercing you, there is nothing you can do. This tragic accident reminds us that we do not play with a wild animal. There is an inherent risk with hunting.’

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Regis was set to get married in the following months. Guy said that ‘hunting was more than a hobby, it was his life.’

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Regis’ death comes just days after French hunters shot down a cornered stag in the garden of a residential home.

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