Sumter County sheriff’s deputies rescued a man Monday afternoon who had gotten lost while turkey hunting.

Deputies responded at about 12:41 p.m. to the area of Jumper Creek and Bear Island in Lake Panasoffkee after the hunter was unable to find his way back. They used ATVs, K-9 teams and a Polaris side-by-side and started searching the swampy wooded area.


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