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Crews rescued man after boat capsized

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
LAWRENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

Lawrence County emergency crews rescued a man Tuesday afternoon after the boat he was in capsized on the Spring River.

According to 911 Director Peggy Miles, the Imboden Volunteer Fire Department and the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department's Dive Team responded to the scene.

One man in the boat reportedly swam to safety but the other was missing at first.

Crews found him on the Randolph County side of the Spring River and he was brought back to the boat ramp.

Miles said neither man was injured.

The men were reportedly fishing when the boat got hung on some roots and overturned.

The Arkansas Game and Fish and AET Ambulance also assisted in the rescue.  

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