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RCMP SAVE 85 YEAR OLD IN REMOTE CABIN


Sunday, April 2, 2023 - Manitoba RCMP save a man from a remote on March 28 just after 6:00 pm.


Leaf Rapids RCMP responded to a call about a man in medical distress at a remote cabin near Suwannee Lake, which was only accessible by snowmobile.


Police and Emergency Medical Services drove to a location, which was approximately 40 km south of Leaf Rapids and met up with a resident who lead police on snowmobile to the cabin which was approximately 6.5 km away.


The male in distress, an 85-year-old male, was taken via snowmobile, back to the road then to hospital by EMS with non-life threatening injuries.


"In remote areas it can be a challenge to respond to emergency situations," said Sergeant Lisa Wowchuk, Detachment Commander of Leaf Rapids. "In this instance, our officers, EMS and community members worked together and were able to get this male the medical assistance he needed."

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