A Ludington man passed away Thursday night due to a hunting accident.

At 10:08 PM, emergency crews were called to the 4700 block of West Decker Road in Mason County’s Victory Township for a reported of a hunter who had passed away.

Deputies arrived to find a 48 year-old man deceased under his tree stand.

The stand was located approximately 20 feet in the tree with his hunting gear still in the stand.

His wife, who went to check on her husband after he failed to return for an evening of hunting, found him.

The case remains under investigation, but no foul play is suspected.