William Tripp of Elizabethtown Death: Elizabethtown man accidentally shot and killed by juvenile relative on Saturday.
According to reports, 71-year-old William Tripp of Elizabethtown was accidentally shot and killed by a young relative while hunting in Cambria County on Saturday.
The tragic incident happened when Tripp was shot in the head by the juvenile who attempted to shoot a deer but missed, striking Tripp while hunting in Jackson Township around 10 a.m.
Tripp was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police and are investigating the incident.
“I was shocked to learn that one of my dear HS classmates died tragically in a hunting accident on Saturday, the first day of deer season. RIP William Tripp,” Nancy Scaife Kuftic shared.