Local Boy Rescues Trapped Baby Deer

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16 year-old Luker Hays of Texarkana TX recently rescued a baby deer that had been swimming and became trapped in a barbed wire fence and near drowning on flooded pasture land in the Wamba bottoms.

According to his dad Luker used a duck boat to get to the vicinity of the deer then swam to it to free it from the fence. He then took the deer by boat to safety.