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      Marlboro County man hospitalized after hunting accident

      A man is in the hospital after officers say his rifle exploded in his face while he was hunting.

      The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources www.dnr.sc.gov/ says the accident happened on Brickyard Road in Marlboro County Wednesday afternoon.

      They say the 59-year-old had to be airlifted to a hospital in Charlotte.

      DNR says he fractured his jaw and cheek bones.

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