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Fond du Lac student killed in hunting accident

Posted: 4:16 PM, Oct 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-20 08:12:06-04
Fond du Lac student killed in hunting accident

A high school junior was killed in a hunting accident on Friday, according to the student's school.

Trent Schueffner died while hunting in Calumet County. DNR is investigating what happened.

Schueffner was a football player at St. Mary's Springs Academy. The school says Friday night's football game in Lomira will be played as scheduled, at the request of Schueffner's family and teammates. 

Here's the full statement from the school: 

"It is with a heavy heart and great sadness to learn of the passing of junior Trent Schueffner during a tragic hunting accident earlier today in Calumet County. St. Mary's Springs Academy wishes to send our prayers and deepest sympathies to his family as well as our students, staff and Ledger community as we mourn his loss and pray for his eternal rest.  

At the request of the family and his teammates, tonight's football game at 7:00pm in Lomira will be played as scheduled."