Man rescued from canoe in Mississippi River

Crews save a man from drowning in Mississippi RIver

By Hillary Kenyon | hkenyon@whbf.com

Published 05/29 2015 08:50PM

Updated 05/29 2015 08:50PM

A man fishing along the Mississippi River had to be rescued after his canoe flipped over near Credit Island.

The man, who does not want to be identified, told Local 4 a rope got tangled around his ankle causing his canoe to flip over.

A good Samaritan jumped in to rescue him.

He was out of the water when crews arrived.

He was checked out on scene and did not have to go to the hospital.

 

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