GEORGETOWN, SOUTH CAROLINA(December 26, 2016) – An 11 year old girl identified as Anna Grace Cook was killed in a hunting accident on Monday, according to local news sources. (map)
The accident happened Monday just before noon at the Mount Pleasant Plantation Hunting Club. Anna Grace Cook was there with various friends and family to hunt deer. Anna was a “stander” which is someone that helps herd the deer towards the hunters, when a shotgun blast hit the 11 year old for unknown reasons.
Anna Grace Cook was tragically pronounced dead at the scene by responding emergency medical personnel. The investigation is ongoing, and all initial reports indicate this was a horrible accident.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.