NY: Duck hunter rescued from frigid Niagara River waters
December 30, 2013
A City of Tonawanda man who was duck hunting off Grand Island
this morning was rescued from the icy Niagara River waters after he
fell out of his boat, Grand Island Fire Company Public Information
Officer Ray Pauley said today.
Richard Sander, 61, was
hunting near Motor Island, a six-acre island in the upper Niagara
River off Grand Island, when he lost his balance and fell into the
water, Pauley said.
Medics treated him for hypothermia and
transported him to Kenmore Mercy Hospital, fire officials said.
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