Woman killed after apparently falling from a tree stand

The Phelps County Sheriff's Office and State Conservation Department are investigating the death of a woman who apparently fell out of a tree stand.

The Doolittle Rural Fire Protection District reports they were called to the area of 3 mile road off Highway P around 6 p.m last night. When they arrived, they found the victim several hundred yards into the woods. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim's name hasn't been released.