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Vol­un­teer Fire De­part­ment and the Ce­cil County De­part­ment of Emer­gency Ser­vices as­sisted the flight crew through­out the process, the re­lease added.

While en route to Shock Trauma, the crew on board the he­li­copter gave Carroll ad­vanced life sup­port.

“The abil­ity to con­duct the hoist res­cue and tran­si­tion di­rectly into the med­i­cal evac­u­a­tion role saved hours of out of hos­pi­tal time for the crit­i­cally in­jured pa­tient,” ac­cord­ing to the re­lease, which re­ferred to the res­cue as an “over­whelm­ing suc­cess.”

Satur­day marked the be­gin­ning of Mary­land’s firearm deer sea­son, which re­mains open for two weeks, un­til Dec. 10.

PHOTO COUR­TESY OF CE­CIL COUNTY FIRE BLOG

Scott Carroll, 44, of Glas­gow, Del., was air­lifted to the Univer­sity of Mary­land Shock Trauma Cen­ter af­ter his ri­fle dis­charged a round into his leg while hunt­ing Satur­day.

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