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KALKFIELD, Namibia — A big-game hunter was trampled to death Saturday by an elephant.

Jose Monzalvez, of Argentina, was with a four other people when the elephant charged them, according to the Huffington Post. They were unable to aim their weapons and shoot, and Monzalvez was killed.

Police said Monzalvez had a hunting permit and his relatives have been informed of his death.

In May, 51-year-old big-game hunter Theunis Botha died in Zimbabwe after a fellow hunter fired his gun at an elephant and the animal collapsed on him.