Adult Male Boater Injured by Boat Propeller

Contact:                Troy Haase

                             Division Chief of Fire Prevention

                             (920) 322-3807

                             (920) 539-8994

                             thaase@fdl.wi.gov

June 12, 2016

Adult male boater injured after being hit by boat propeller

FOND DU LAC, WI – On Sunday June 12, 2016 at 3:42pm Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue responded from Walleye Weekend patrol to the Fond du Lac Sheriff’s department boat for transport approximately ½ mile north of Lakeside Park for a boater that was hit by propeller from boat while tubing. The paramedics assessed and treated the patient while en-route back to Lakeside Park where additional Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue personnel were waiting to assist with further treatment and transport. Flight For Life was called to the east softball diamond of the park where crews transported the patient via ambulance to make the exchange for further treatment and transport. The patient was flown to Theda Clark Medical Center for further evaluation and treatment. Fond du Lac Sherriff’s department and Fond du Lac Police Department assisted with the call.

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