ONEIDA COUNTY- A hunter who was hunting outside of Rome fell 30 feet from his tree stand on Sunday afternoon, according to the Oneida County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies say the 32-year-old male was by himself when he fell from the stand. They said it happened because of a defective strap that was meant to secure the tree stand.
The hunter was brought to St. Elizabeth Medical Center and deputies say his injuries are not life-threatening.
New York State Conservation Police are handling the incident.
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