By Staff

HALLSVILLE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Investigators say a hunter accidentally shot and killed his 11-year-old daughter while they were hunting near their East Texas hometown.

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office said Monday that it received multiple reports late Saturday afternoon of a hunting accident just east of Hallsville, Texas.

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Callers said a Hallsville man accidentally shot his daughter, 11-year-old Daisy Grace Lynn George, while hunting.

An airlift was requested, but all helicopters were grounded by low clouds.

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An ambulance transported the girl 12 miles to a Longview hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Grief counselors have been coordinated for faculty and students at the girl’s school.

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