Green River Star -

By David Martin

Deer rescued from icy waters


Photo courtesy of Carol Kennedy

A firefighter works to help a doe deer that had fallen through the ice on Green River.

A whitetail doe deer was rescued from the Green River Sunday morning after residents reported seeing her fall through the ice.

According to Det. Luke Benson with the Green River Police Department, officers were flagged down by residents near Expedition Island at about 8:15 a.m. Sunday morning, reporting that a deer had fallen through the ice and was partially submerged.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department, along with the Green River Fire Department, were contacted about the struggling doe.

Mike Liberty, assistant fire chief for the GRFD, said their ice rescue team responded and stood by un...

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