Lost hunter found in Wells Township

Dec 10, 2012

MARQUETTE COUNTY, MI--   The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office was called out Friday to find a lost hunter.  

Deputies say they received a call around 5:30 p.m. from Karen Babcock, 61, of Marquette, who was hunting about a half-mile south of County Road 426 near the Knotty Pine Bar in Wells Township.  She had tracked the deer and become lost in the dark. 

Central Dispatch was able to get a GPS coordinate from Babcock’s phone.  The information was relayed to Search and Rescue personnel, who located Babcock without incident.