WASHBURN -- The McLean County Sheriff's office says a 15-year-old boy died from a hunting accident Saturday near Butte in central North Dakota.

The victim of the accident is from Minot and was hunting with his father.

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Butte is about 50 miles southeast of Minot.

North Dakota's deer gun hunting season opened Friday.

The investigation is being conducted by the Sheriff's Office, North Dakota Game and Fish and the North Dakota State Medical Examiner's office.