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Lobster Fisherman loses hand in lobster boat accident

A 51-year-old lobster fisherman from West Point, P.E.I., remains in hospital in Halifax, following a frightening accident at sea on Saturday that resulted in the loss of his hand. Carol Livingstone said her son Trent was injured when he was trying to haul up some lobster traps that had become stuck in the sand. But the trap line broke and flew up in the air. “Trent put his right hand up to keep it from falling on his head and it wrapped around his hand so tightly,” said Livingstone. Read the rest here 09:38