Woman Killed While Spotlighting Deer

DECEMBER 5, 2005 - Posted at 7:42 a.m. CST

PINE BLUFF, AR - Authorities say a woman was killed by an accidental gunshot while she rode with two men who were spotlighting deer in Cleveland County.

Diana Goodman, 31, of Star City, and two men were driving to a wedding reception and were spotlighting deer in Cleveland County on the way.  Authorities say one of the men moved a rifle in the back seast and the weapon discharged, fatally wounding Goodman.  Police say she died on the way to a hospital in Pine Bluff.

Officials say the shooter was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.  The case is under revierw and other charges could be filed.

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