WILLARD -- A sick, wet dog and a man with issues stemming from
diabetes caused three hunters from Weber County to need rescuing
from the Harold Crane Water Fowl Management area of Willard Bay late
The hunter with diabetes could not continue on his own, Box Elder
County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Kevin Potter said. To compound their
problems, one of their dogs became sick.
"Between trying to carry a dog and a guy," Potter said, "they
couldn't make it back to their outfit."
One of the hunters texted his wife that they were north of the
north dike at the bay and to call 911.
Rescuers spent almost three hours looking for the hunters, who
were finally spotted by a state helicopter. Paramedics treated all
three at the scene for hypothermia. The diabetic hunter was treated
with glucose. The hunters were able to go home, but the dog later
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