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Authorities identify 16-year-old killed in hunting accident

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The Appling County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal hunting accident that left a teenager dead.

Appling County Sheriff Benny Deloach said that on Dec. 1 at approximately 5:24 p.m. his 911 office received a call advising of a hunting accident and the person was unresponsive and not breathing.

Appling County authorities and DNR Rangers all responded to the scene off Holland Road Extension.

An investigation revealed that Vince Lane Combee, 16, was deceased due to a gunshot wound.

Officials say the fatal shot was fired by a 17-year-old male, but at this time, no charges have been filed.

The incident is still under investigation.

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