Hunter shoots and kills New York woman he mistakes for a deer

The woman was shot in the hip and died later in hospital


A hunter has shot and killed a woman after mistaking her for a deer.

Thomas Jadlowski, 34, told police he thought he saw a deer in the field and fired his single-shot pistol.

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Rosemary Bilquist was struck near her home town on the Pennsylvania border early on Wednesday evening.

Thomas heard her scream after he fired, called emergency services and stayed with her until they arrived.

However, she succumbed to her injury at a Pennsylvania hospital. Find out more on the story in the video above.