linkFORT PIERCE, Fla. — St. Lucie County officials are investigating whether a firefighter took a man's severed foot from the scene of a traffic accident.
A Sept. 19 crash on I-95 caused a Melbourne man's foot to be sheared off. The man survived and is undergoing treatment at a local hospital.
It's the Fire District's policy to take a severed body part with the patient to the hospital if there is any chance of reattachment, or the body part goes to the medical examiner's office.
But authorities said the foot was taken to the hospital days later, on Sept. 24.
The whole severed foot craze seems to have made its way over your northern border.