Person taken to hospital after water rescue

The incident happened at Haddad Riverfront Park.
The incident happened at Haddad Riverfront Park.(WSAZ)
Published: Sep. 15, 2023 at 10:54 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - One person has been transported to the hospital after a water rescue in the Kanawha River.

The Charleston Fire Department said the water rescue took place near Haddad Riverfront Park after a man fell off a boat and went underwater.

Crews searched for around 20 minutes before finding him.

They said the person was alive and CPR was administered.

The person was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

West Virginia DNR is investigating.

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