WI: Stoughton man injured while hunting in Sauk County
October 31, 2010
Stoughton man injured while hunting in Sauk County
Sauk County deputies found a Stoughton man lying on the ground below his
tree stand with a broken leg and a head injury over the weekend. Chief
Deputy Chip Meister said at 8:41pm Saturday night Sauk County dispatch
received a phone call reporting a possible missing hunter.
Thomas Wicks had agreed to meet with his hunting friend, Daniel Wahlin,
also of Stoughton, at 6:30pm at their vehicles, but Wahlin had not returned.
The deputies determined that Wahlin was hunting on land he owned off
Marble Quarry Road in the Township of Bear Creek. Wicks guided several
deputies into the area Wahlin had been hunting.
As they searched the area, Wahlin was heard yelling which allowed the
deputies to locate him at approximately 10:50pm Saturday night.
Plain Fire and Rescue along with Plain ambulance responded to the scene
to extricate Wahlin from the woods.
Wahlin was then medflown to UW-Hospital in Madison for treatment of his
Return to Hunting Accident Index
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