A man lost when hunting in the woods in Arcade was found by public safety workers on Wednesday, May 14.
A call came into 911 that a hunter who was possibly injured was lost in the area of Johnson Mill Road and Ethridge Road in Arcade. The report came from a family member that a male hunter in his late 40’s had called and advised he was lost in the woods during the storms which came through and was having difficulties returning to his vehicles.
Units from Arcade, Jefferson Fire/Rescue, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Jackson County Emergency Management and Georgia Department of Natural Resources responded to the scene. A ground search was completed and the man was located in a heavily wooded area. He was removed from the location by ground crews, checked by EMS on the scene and released with minor injuries.