Elderly man rescued from river in Del.
WILMINGTON, Del. - March 31, 2012 (WPVI) -- 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.
delaware, wilmington, water rescue, local/state
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