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Boy, 16, is accidentally shot and killed after hogs attacked his family during hunting trip

16-year-old Texas boy is accidentally shot and killed after being attacked by angry wild pigs while hunting with his mother and 19-year-old brother.

  • Dylan Seymour, known as Dray, was hunting pigs when a herd of them turned and chased his family.
  • Seymour was shooting at the pigs as they ran, only stopping when he realized he had been shot.
  • It is still unclear who shot him and if a relative shot him, though no one has been arrested.
  • The teenager was an avid outdoorsman, especially loving to hunt, fish, and play baseball.
  • The investigation into her death is ongoing, but a sheriff’s deputy described her death as “clearly an accident.”

A Texas student was accidentally shot and killed as he, his mother and brother fled in terror from a wild boar attack during a family hunting trip.

Dylan Seymour, who went by the name D-Ray, was hog hunting with his mother, Amy Blackwell, and his unidentified 19-year-old brother at her husband’s property in Trent, Texas, on the night of May 7 when he unleashed horror.

Trent is located on the outskirts of the city of Abilene, Texas. Seymour was from Tolar, Texas, 50 miles southwest of Fort Worth.

The family ran from the pigs as the animals attacked them. When he was out of office, Seymour told his family: ‘Stop, stop, I got shot,’ reports The Fort Worth Star Telegram.

It is unclear whether Dylan shot himself or was accidentally struck by a bullet fired by a family member. No one has been arrested and police say they are treating the tragedy as an accident.

Seymour, who went by the name D-Ray, has been described as an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, and baseball.

Seymour, who went by the name D-Ray, has been described as an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, and baseball.

Seymour’s mother told Fisher County Sheriff’s Deputy Joshua Benavides: “I don’t know exactly how he was hit, if we ran into each other or what.” It all happened so fast. The last pig was still charging but ran to our side as we checked on D-Ray’s injury,” according to The Telegram’s report.

Fisher County Sheriff Randy Ford said Seymour was rushed to a local hospital in Sweetwater, where he was pronounced dead on May 9, reports. The Hood County News.

Ford said the investigation into Seymour’s death is ongoing and the full report will be released “sometime next week” when autopsy results are finalized.

The Telegram quotes investigators as saying: ‘It is unclear what exactly happened. This incident was clearly an accident.

Amy Blackwell had taken her son hog hunting on her husband's property in Trent, Texas, when the horror broke out.

Amy Blackwell had taken her son hog hunting on her husband’s property in Trent, Texas, when the horror broke out.

On the day her son was pronounced dead, Blackwell posted his photo on her Facebook page with the caption:

The day her son was pronounced dead, Blackwell posted his photo on her Facebook page with the caption: “My baby.”

Seymour’s obituary describes the teen as a lover of the outdoors, which includes hunting, fishing, camping and playing baseball, as well as hanging out with friends and family.

According to Fisher’s obituary, his funeral will be held inside the Tolar High School gym at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 17. He was in the third year of school.

His burial will continue in the Tolar Cemetery. Fisher was due to turn 17 on May 17.

Seymour’s death marks the second time Tolar High School has experienced a tragedy this year.

Tolar High School issued a flyer asking for donations to help Seymour's family pay for his funeral.

Tolar High School issued a flyer asking for donations to help Seymour’s family pay for his funeral.

An account for donations to Seymour's family has been opened at First National Bank of Granybury offices in Tolar, Granbury, Pecan Plantation, Acton and Cleburne.

An account for donations to Seymour’s family has been opened at First National Bank of Granybury offices in Tolar, Granbury, Pecan Plantation, Acton and Cleburne.

In April 2022, freshman Evalina Celia Teresa Salazar, known as Lina, was left brainless after an ATV accident that resulted in the vehicle landing on her, reported The Hood County News At the time.

Salazar’s life support machine was turned off two days after the accident. She was 15 years old.

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