Sauk County crews find missing hunter with minor injury

Milwaukee-area man got separated from hunting group Saturday afternoon
Sauk County crews find missing hunter with minor injury

Sauk County emergency crews helped find an injured hunter who went missing in the town of Baraboo Saturday night, according to a release.

Around 7 p.m. the Sauk County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a lost hunter, officials said.

The caller said that three men from the Milwaukee area were hunting on the Nature Conservancy land off of Forest Drive when one of them stopped to rest and got separated from the others around 3:30 p.m., according to the release. The two other hunters returned to their vehicle, but couldn’t find the third hunter.

Crews conducted a search for the hunter, and a Sauk County deputy found him in the area of Baxter’s Hollow in the town of Sumpter around 10:55 p.m., officials said. The hunter was cold and had a minor leg injury, but he refused medical attention.

The Sauk County Sheriff’s Department was assisted by the Baraboo Fire Department, a Baraboo Police Department K-9, Sauk Prairie Ambulance and Baraboo Ambulance.