Ohio Firefighters Rescue Man after 40-Foot Fall

Authorities believe the victim used his cell phone to call a family member who then called for help.


Authorities said scouting for deer took a dangerous turn when a man fell 40 feet from a tree stand.

The incident happened around 6:30 p.m. Monday in a field off Elm Tree Road in Washington Township.

Firefighters walked and used four-wheel drive vehicles to get to the victim, who was a mile and a half off the road.

Authorities believe the victim used his cell phone to call a family member who then called for help.

Careflight took the man to a local hospital, but there is no word on his condition.