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Hunter rescued after becoming lost in Racine County

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BURLINGTON, Wis. (AP) -- A 64-year-old man who became lost while hunting in the Hoosier Creek public hunting grounds in the Burlington area was successfully rescued after about an hour.

The Racine County Sheriff's Office says the Kenosha County man called authorities about 5 p.m. Wednesday. Deputies and members of the Burlington Fire Department organized a search, and authorities tracked the man using cellphone pings.

The man was found unharmed about 6 p.m. He wasn't identified.

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