Police Identify Man Accidentally Killed by Wife

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TOOELE, Utah (AP) -- Authorities have released the name of the man who was killed last week while shooting target practice in Tooele County.

Police say 29-year-old Travis Neil of Pleasant Grove was shot in the chest when his wife accidentally fired the gun in his direction.

Officers say the couple was shooting a 12-gauge shotgun in a gravel pit along State Road 73 just south of Tooele.

Police say Neil's wife was moving some items around in the back of their S-U-V when she picked up the gun and it discharged.

(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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