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Idaho Bear Hunter Loses Leg

posted May 9, 2013, 6:54 PM by Joe Kondelis   [ updated May 9, 2013, 7:05 PM ]
Idaho Bear Hunter Curtis Jaussi is recovering in a Boise, Idaho hospital after a accidental rifle discharge left him with a sever leg injury. The medical staff had to amputate the leg.  Jaussi and a hunting partner where hunting bear North of Fairfield.  Jaussi's was putting his gun in a pack when it discharged in the pack striking him in the left knee.  

Juassi's hunting partner applied a tourniquet with a belt and hiked to nearest ranger station. Jaussi was airlifted to a regional hospital before being transported to Boise.

The Jaussi's have 3 children and after undergoing a few surgeries and needing use of a prosthetic limb their medical bills are piling up fast. 

If anyone would like to help this fellow bear hunter out you can donate at a site set up to help him and his family.  Follow this link   www.donateidaho.com