Florida Keys News
Friday, March 22, 2013
FWC officer is critically injured
24-year veteran was driving patrol boat, responding to routine call when ejected

A 24-year veteran state wildlife officer was critically hurt Thursday and airlifted to Miami after he was thrown from a patrol boat near John Pennekamp State Park.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Officer Wade Hefner was alone, driving a 32-foot Olympia dual-outboard patrol boat when he was ejected at 12:10 p.m., said spokesman Officer Bobby Dube.

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