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River Rescue

Incident Date: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 23:30
Incident Number: 
P17063090
Location: 
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2017-09-27

Emergency services coordinated efforts to rescue a male from the Neebing/McIntyre Floodway this evening.

A 911 call was received at 8:20 p.m. reporting a male who may need assistance in the water by the bridge near the intersection of May and William Streets.

Thunder Bay Police Service officers jumped into the river and pulled the man to shore with the assistance of firefighters.

Officers began CPR until paramedics could take over and transport the male to the hospital.

This investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who may have been in that area and can offer any details as to how the male ended up in the water is asked to contact the Thunder Bay Police at 684-1200.

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