By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

OWENTON, Ky. (AP) -- Police say an Owen County woman is dead, after she apparently accidentally shot herself with a crossbow.

Police say 59-year-old Yvetta Reffitt of Martin was hunting Sunday morning on a farm in Owen County. She was supposed to meet a group of friends for lunch, but didn't show up.

Police say other members of her hunting party then began looking for her and found her dead.

A preliminary investigation found the cause of death to be the crossbow shot coupled with pre-existing medical conditions. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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