Slippery Rock Man And Dog Saved From Swamp Mud

November 21, 2013
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A Slippery Rock man and his dog are both okay after they were rescued by a neighbor from a swamp near the man’s home early Wednesday evening.

The neighbor reportedly used a kayak to work his way toward 70 year-old James Hogue, who later said he became stuck in knee-high mud while he was searching for arrowheads.  After Hogue could no longer move, he began calling for help.  His dog stayed by his side.

Hogue was checked out at a hospital, and was pronounced fit.  The faithful dog is also fine.

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