What happened to Dusty's feet in 'Swamp People'?

What happened to Dusty’s feet in ‘Swamp People’?

Tatyana Yomaly - author

Anyone with a deep affinity for reptiles and hunting will be familiar with the Swamp People’s Dusty Crum. The 42-year-old is a renowned reptile hunter who specializes in hunting pythons.

The Louisiana native has spent his life hunting pythons in the Florida Everglades. However, after graduating, he turned to hunting alligators for Swamp People, proving his hunting tactics to be the best.

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It can’t be argued that reptile hunting is no easy task and many people get injured in the process.

Dusty has proven tough, but it wasn’t an alligator or a python that hurt the star’s leg. Did Dusty get hurt at work? What happened to Dusty Crum’s leg? Why did he leave the Swamp People? Here’s what we know.

Dusty Crum

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What happened to Dusty Crum’s leg? The ‘Swamp People’ star was involved in a car accident in November 2021.

After fans watched an episode of Swamp People and saw Dusty’s scars on his leg, questions quickly arose about his health. It was an accident that made me believe I was deaf.

According to TMZ, Dusty nearly lost his right leg in a car accident after his truck flipped over three times on a Florida highway.

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Dusty shared that the accident happened when the trailer he was on shotgun with blew a tire, causing the driver to lose control and the vehicle to fishtail.

The Swamp People star also shared that the window broke when the truck flipped over and eventually his leg came out the window. rice field.

Dusty said he would use the shirt to stop the bleeding and wake up to wait for paramedics.

Thankfully, Dusty managed to get out of the accident at the risk of his life. However, his injuries were so severe that Dusty was airlifted to Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, according to the GoFundMe page.

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The reality TV star told the outlet that he endured five surgeries after sustaining severe injuries to his right lower leg and knee.

TMZ reports that thanks to Dusty’s ordeal, he was hospitalized for nearly a month and had to go through rehab to regain 100% feeling.

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One of Dusty’s friends, Joe Waves, created a GoFundMe to help pay for a python hunter’s hospital bills.

“Dusty has no insurance and is facing massive debt to pay for ongoing medical bills,” reads the GoFundMe page. “Any help for him and your prayers would be greatly appreciated.” am.

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Initially, the GoFundMe page set a goal of $20,000. Now with over 200 donations he has reached $20,290, reaching and surpassing his goal.

Dusty made a point of thanking our donors for their support.

Dusty Crum

“Oh!! I am so humbled by the outpouring of love and support,” Dusty commented on the page. We are angels I personally thank each and every one of you!I am recovering pretty quickly but still have a long way to go in healing.Every day is a gift and I love you all!Thank you so much !”

It’s great that Dusty was able to get the support and treatment he needed so he could get back to his true love, hunting pythons.

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