OR: Rescuers located elk hunter after call for help
January 7, 2013
COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. - Rescuers got an elk hunter out of the woods
OK on Monday after the man used his cell phone to call for help.
Wayne Marney, 56, of Springfield called to report he was
suffering a medical issue and was unable to get himself out of the
forest west of Cottage Grove Lake, according to John Miller, Search
and Rescue Coordinator for the Lane County Sheriff's Office.
Marney was responsive but in wet clothing and suffering from
moderate hypothermia. He was transported to an awaiting ambulance
and taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend for treatment.
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