The man seriously injured during a wild boar beat last Thursday in the town of Luc, in the Var, finally died.
The sixty-year-old succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday, reports
This president of a Var hunting company took part in a hunt on the outskirts of a wine estate, at the request of the owner affected by damage caused by suidae.
He had been hit in the head by a bullet that hit a boar before ricocheting off a rock.
Four firefighters and an ambulance from Smur Brignoles had taken care of the victim, in critical condition.
The hunter was then helicoptered to the Sainte-Anne hospital in Toulon by the Samu du Var, indicates France 3 Provence Alpes Côte-d'Azur.
, the hunter had been brain dead since the accident.
"All safety rules have been respected"
An investigation was opened by the Draguignan prosecutor's office to determine the exact circumstances of this tragedy.
Witness hearings and ballistic analyzes were to be carried out.
"All the safety rules have been respected," assures the daily Laurent Faudon, president of the departmental federation of hunters.
"The postmen recalled the angles of fire, everything has been put in place for the beat to take place properly".
According to him, this is a “rare” event.
Var: Very limited hunting in the Massif des Maures after the August fires
Var: A small village victim of damage, fires and repeated burglaries