WINONA, Minn. (AP) – Winona firefighters had to rescue a man from the flooded Mississippi River.
The Winona Daily News reports the man had to be rescued Friday afternoon after he hopped from a capsizing boat onto a tree standing in the rushing current.
Capt. Kim Bartelson tells the Winona Daily News that the man’s motor got hooked on a cable and the man jumped to the tree. The boat went under.
Bartelson says the man was wearing a life jacket and was uninjured.
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