Two Rescued From Water In Stevens Point

  • Source: WSAU-AM 520 Wausau
  • Published: 10/19/2022 12:00 AM

Three duck hunters assisted in rescuing two 23-year-olds who were clinging to their capsized boat on the Wisconsin River near Bukolt Park in Stevens Point on Tuesday morning. At 5:55 a.m. Portage County Communications center received a dispatch call of a capsized boat in the Wisconsin River near Bukolt Park. According to the caller, two men were clinging to the top of the overturned boat. The men had lifejackets in the boat but couldn’t reach them and one of the men slipped into the water. “The original call was that there were two hunters on top of their capsized boat and eventually one of them slid off the boat,” Sergeant Nicki Lukas from the Portage County Sheriff’s Office said.


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