Deer Hunter Injured in Fall From Ladder

Friendship Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene on Saturday afternoon.

(Friendship, Ind.) – Air care was called following a deer hunting accident on Saturday afternoon around 4:11. 

According to Friendship Volunteer Fire Department, a male subject was injured in the area of 8000 South and 575 East.

The deer hunter had fallen from a ladder and suffered significant injuries. The patient was treated at the scene and was carried approximately 200 yards to a waiting ambulance.

A landing zone was established at the firehouse and the patient was airlifted to a Cincinnati hospital for further treatment.

The hunters name and status were not released.

Ripley County EMS and PHI Air Medical Madison assisted.

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