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Seemed like a good idea at the time

One Hoquiam, Wash., resident learned Wednesday that while an eight-foot plastic boat might not make a good sled, it makes a decent rescue platform when you break your leg.

The local police chief told KBKW-TV the accident victim decided to “sled” in an eight-foot plastic boat down the snowy cemetery hillside, but the boat apparently picked up too much speed.

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