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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Maple Grove man died on the opening day of Minnesota’s gun deer hunting season.

The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office said 84-year-old Arthur Knafla was trying to start a propane heater in his deer stand south of Hibbing, Minn., Saturday morning when his clothing caught fire.

He fell from the stand and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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