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Marijuana Grower Killed by His Own Booby Trap-Watch Video Here


Albany County Sheriff’s Department reports that a man identified as Daniel R. Ricketts was driving an ATV in the backyard of his property Saturday when was nearly decapitated after running into a fine, nearly invisible wire that was among other booby traps he had set up around four large marijuana plants.

The other booby traps included barbed wire and a leg trap similar to something used to trap coyotes. He said alcohol may have been a factor in the accident.

The investigation is continuing.

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