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Man saved by water rescue in Manitowoc River

Posted: 10:32 PM, Oct 14, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-15 03:04:01-04
Man saved by water rescue in Manitowoc River

The Manitowoc Fire Rescue Department helped save a man from the Manitowoc River on Sunday morning.

Officials said that a DNR worker called police and first responders found the man in distress, holding onto a tree branch by the river bank.

Officials said that water rescue personnel entered the water and helped get the man into a rescue boat.

He was transported to a local hospital.