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Lost hunter rescued by Fond du Lac County deputies

Posted at 10:43 AM, Oct 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-02 11:43:40-04

ELDORADO, Wis. (AP) — A hunter escaped injury but had to be rescued when he became lost in Fond du Lac County over the weekend.

The Fond du Lac Reporter reports the man called 911 about 7:30 p.m. Saturday after becoming lost in the Eldorado Marsh, a common destination for duck hunters. He did not have any maps or other navigation tools.

Sheriff's deputies located him using GPS coordinates from the emergency call. His named wasn't immediately released.