Claire Corlett

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2 rescued from Eel River after kayaker gets pulled underwater

2 rescued from Eel River after kayaker gets pulled underwater


TWO PEOPLE WERE RESCUED FROM THE EEL RIVER WEST OF SOUTH WHITLEY THIS AFTERNOON. ACCORDING TO THE D-N-R, RICHARD WILSON OF WARSAW TRIED TO KAYAK OVER THE COLLAMER LOWER HEAD DAM WHEN HE FELL OUT AND WAS PULLED UNDERWATER BY THE DAM’S CURRENT. THAT’S WHEN ZACHARY ANDERSON OF SYRACUS TRIED TO SAVE WILSON. BUT ANDERSON WAS ALSO PULLED UNDERWATER. A SECOND PERSON WADED OUT INTO THE RIVER AND PULLED BOTH WILSON AND ANDERSON TO SHORE. C-P-R WAS STARTED AND BOTH MEN WERE AIRLIFTED TO A FORT WAYNE HOSPITAL. WE DO NOT KNOW THEIR CONDITIONS. JUST LIKE YESTERDAY, TODAY WAS FILLED WITH SUNSHINE AND PUFFY

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