West Virginia teen killed playing 'dodging arrows' game

15-Year-Old Dies Playing 'Dodging Arrows' Game

CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. (WPIX) — A 15-year-old boy in West Virginia died after apparently playing a dangerous game called "dodging arrows."

State police say Caleb Fairchild was a student at Chapmanville Middle School and was struck in the head with an arrow while playing the game near Lee Miller Road.

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Fairchild was taken to Logan Regional Medical Center and later transferred to Charleston Area Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

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The school said that grief counselors were made available for his classmates to cope with his loss.

Police are currently investigating the incident.

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