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Duck hunters rescued from Green Bay

November 4, 2011

From Fox11Online.com

GREEN BAY - Two duck hunters from Green Bay were rescued from the bay of Green Bay Friday morning.

Sheriff’s officials were called to the scene off Nicolet and Au Sable drives just before 8 a.m. They say one hunter dropped the other off in a duck blind in about three feet of water. The other hunter headed to another location in a boat. The driver lost a glove in the water. When he went back to pick it up, he lost his balance and fell in the water. While falling in, his hand accidentally hit the boat’s throttle, causing it to spin and preventing the hunter from getting back in the boat. He was able to make it to shore and was taken to the hospital with symptoms of hypothermia.

Rescuers also picked up the other hunter, who could not make it back to shore without a boat. He was not hurt.

The hunters’ boat continued to spin until it ran out of gas.

County Rescue, the U.S. Coast Guard and the state Department of Natural Resources helped sheriff’s officials with the rescue.

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