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LifeFlight called for hunter

A man who bagged a deer  in the West Promontory area on Monday afternoon ended up in a medical helicopter after cutting his leg with a hunting knife.

A report from the Box Elder County Sheriff’s office said the man, 47, was skinning the deer he had shot on the Keller Ranch just after 4 p.m., and accidentally cut into the upper thigh of his right leg, losing a great deal of blood.  The hunting guide he was with called for medical assistance and then drove the victim to meet the Brigham City ambulance  east of the Golden Spike Monument.  LifeFlight also responded.

The ambulance crew worked to stabilized the bleeding from the deep cut until the helicopter arrived.  The victim was then transported by air.



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