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Tuesday January 14th, 2014

Posted at 7:18pm

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Crew members from U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Detroit hoist a man who was injured on Lake St. Clair when his all-terrain vehicle overturned (Photo: U.S. Coast Guard)

The U.S. Coast Guard was called out this morning to assist air listing an injured ATV rider.

The OPP say that they along with thr Chatham-Kent Emergency Medical Services , Dover Township Volunteer Fire Department and the United States Coast Guard were called to a collision involving the ATV on the ice on Lake St. Clair, near St. Luke.

The collision occurred when the lone driver of the ATV, a 67-year-old man from New Baltimore, MI, was thrown from the ATV while it was in motion. The man was part of a group was on an ice fishing trip when the accident occurred about 2 miles from shore.

When the U.S Coast Guard air crew arrived on scene, a rescue swimmer was deployed to assess and stabilize the man, before he was hoisted aboard and transported to Canadian EMTs at Mitchell’s Bay Marina.

The man suffered non-life threatening injuries. Police say that charges are not anticipated.

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