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Glen Wolters herds a spike buck back to shore Wednesday after it broke through the ice on Two Inlets lake. The deer survived the ordeal. Submitted photo

Deer rescued from icy waters

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Deer season is a sad time for the unlucky.

But one young deer escaped an icy death on Two Inlets Lake Wednesday, assisted by two good Samaritans and a rush of adrenalin.


Two dogs had chased it onto the lake, said Glen Wolters. His neighbor, Don Wheeler, came over to help.

“We drove down to the deer,” Wolters recalled. “It was 100 yards out on the ice” and had gone through.

“Its head was resting on the ice.”

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