Grand View man recovering after being rescued from sunken boat

TOWNSHIP OF DRUMMOND, WI — A Grand View Wisconsin man is recovering from non-life threatening injuries after his boat sank in a Bayfield County Lake.

Authorities were called to the south end of Perch Lake Campground in the Township of Drummond shortly before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

When the deputy on scene arrived, he swam to the victim, who was laying in a nearly submerged boat without a flotation device about 70 yards from shore, and was weak and stiff.

According to the Bayfield County Sheriff’s Office, the deputy was able to push the boat back to shore while swimming.

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