9-year-old killed by dad during SC hunting accident on Thanksgiving, sources say

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SPRINGFIELD, S.C. (WSAV) – A nine-year-old boy died after his father accidentally shot him while hunting.

Colton Williams was out rabbit hunting with his father and a family friend on Thanksgiving when his dad accidentally shot him, according to family members. The group was hunting in Orangeburg County.

Colton was a fourth-grade student at Kelly Edwards Elementary School in Williston.

The Williston School District says counselors will be at the school on Monday and will be available throughout the week, or longer, if needed.

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