between the two gentleman. What are the odds, otherwise?
WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) – Two elderly men who had gone turkey hunting together died from apparent heart attacks just minutes apart, authorities said.
Elmer Sapp, 78, and Alfred Hurd, 70, were hunting south of East Wenatchee on Monday when Hurd got out of a pickup truck and chased a bird down an embankment.
Sapp followed and found his hunting partner lying on the ground, according to Chelan County Sheriff Mike Harum. Sapp then went back to the pickup, flagged down a motorist, told the motorist what happened and then collapsed.
Autopsies were to be performed on both men.
Clifton Sapp, Sapp’s 56-year-old son, said his father had suffered heart problems for several years.
“Al and Dad were just good friends. To lose a friend and a father, it’s just crazy,” Clifton Sapp said.
My prayers go out to their families, but I bet they both said that would be the way they would want to go out at least once in their lives.