Swimmer Injured at Fawn's Leap

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Swimmer Injured at Fawn's Leap

New postby dave » Wed Sep 09, 2020 5:50 pm

Town of Hunter in Greene County

Kaaterskill Wild Forest-Fawns Leap Rescue
: On Aug. 30, Forest Ranger Dawson was patrolling Fawn's Leap swimming area in Kaaterskill Clove when swimmers approached him for medical help. The group reported that their friend jumped off the 30-foot cliff and injured his shoulder when he landed in the water. Ranger Dawson located the 24-year-old man from Pompton Plains, NJ, below the swimming hole, out of the water. Ranger Dawson determined that the swimmer had a dislocated shoulder, and with his permission, reduced the injury and secured the subject's shoulder in a sling. The man declined additional medical attention and walked out to a friend's vehicle.
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