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Hunters rescued in Bessemer Township

 

November 6, 2017



BESSEMER TOWNSHIP — Two hunters have received medical attention after their hunt went awry.

The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department received a report of two hunters being unable to move in a swamp at approximately 6:36 p.m. Saturday.

The father and son had become “stuck waist deep in a swamp and unable to move,” while tracking a deer in Bessemer Township, according to a GCSD press release.

The pair were rescued from the cold water with assistance from the Gogebic County Search and Rescue, Bessemer Township Fire Department and Beacon Ambulance; according to the release.

The two were transported to Aspirus Ironwood Hospital for treatment.

—Richard Jenkins

 
 

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