Man pulled from water

A man was pulled from the Red Cedar River just below the Rice Lake dam on July 6.

Rescuers pulled a man from the Red Cedar River below the Rice Lake dam on Monday, July 6. 

Law enforcement, EMS and the Rice Lake Fire Department responded to the scene at around 2:30 p.m. after a report of a possible drowning.

Police say an elderly male was snorkeling in the river and looking for lures when he became fatigued. 

His daughter entered the water and got him to shore, where emergency workers pulled him out. 

The man was administered oxygen and was able to walk up a set of steps to leave the river bank. He was not transported to the hospital.

This story has been updated.

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