A man was injured in a Benton County hunting accident Saturday when a gun discharged in a pickup truck that was pursuing a coyote.
Passenger Brian McManemy, 41, of Blairstown, was shot in the left leg at about 12:21 p.m., while the truck was traveling across a field near Keystone, according to a news release from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. The accident happened just north of Highway 30 at 13th Avenue.
McManemy was taken to a Cedar Rapids hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The DNR continues to investigate the incident.