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Elderly man rescued from river in Del.

Saturday, March 31, 2012

An elderly man was rescued from the Brandywine River in Delaware.

It happened Saturday around 10:00 a.m. near the Dupont Experimental Station.

Police received a report that there was a man in the river and authorities arrived to find the victim clinging onto a rock nearby.

Rescue crews were able to pull the man from the river and lift him up a 300 foot embankment.

The victim was taken to Christiana Hospital in guarded condition for hypothermia.

No word on how the man got stuck in the river.

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