Game Commission issues warning over dangerous wood board on trail

Written by Ben Allen, General Assignment Reporter | May 9, 2016 4:18 PM

In this Nov. 23, 2015, photo, a pair of bear hunters walk up the road towards the sign marking a game commission's deer hunter focus area at Pennsylvania state game lands 74 in Fisher, Pa. The Pennsylvania Game Commission hopes the more than 30 of these areas across the state will draw more hunters to spots where they're likely to see more deer when rifle season opens Monday (Nov. 29). Meanwhile, game commission foresters are hoping hunters will kill enough deer to safeguard the rebounding forest vegetation meant to attract deer to the focus areas in the first place. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

(South Middleton Township) -- A hiker on a trail in state game lands recently found something surprising: a piece of wood with screws pointing up.

The Game Commission says people who use state game lands 305 in South Middleton Township, Cumberland County should be extra cautious.

It says it appears like the board was placed on the trail intentionally, to try injure any people or equipment that came in contact with it.

Game Commission officers are investigating.

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