P.E.I. fisherman loses part of hand in accident at sea

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Lobster traps sit on a Prince Edward Island wharf, prior to the beginning of the fall lobster season.

WEST POINT - A West Point lobster fisherman is being treated in hospital in Halifax following an accident at sea on Saturday.

The fisherman reportedly lost part of his hand when he got caught up in the boat’s trap hauler while bringing traps onboard the vessel.

Paramedics were waiting on the West Point wharf when the crew rushed him to shore.

Family of the fisherman, when contacted Tuesday, declined comment on the incident.

Geographic location: WEST POINT, Halifax

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