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Man rescued from Neuse River

Posted June 4, 2010 9:44 a.m. EDT
Updated June 12, 2010 12:34 p.m. EDT

— Crews rescued one man from a canoe that overturned in the Neuse River in Knightdale Friday morning.

Authorities said that a canoe occupied by two men struck an object and capsized in the water near Poole Road and Serenity Creek Drive around 8:15 a.m.

One man managed to swim to shore, while another clung to a limb in the river. Eastern Wake EMS crews pulled him to safety.

One man was transported to a local hospital. There was no word on his condition.

The names of the men have not been released.