Man Rescued From St. Mary's River

By Maureen Mespell

January 2, 2012 Updated Jan 2, 2012 at 10:14 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) -- Around 7:30 Monday night, police got a call that there was a person calling for help from the Saint Mary's river.

Fort Wayne Fire and dive crews rushed to the Wells Street Bridge at Superior where they heard a man shouting for help.

They sent out rafts and divers and found a man sitting on a log jam in the river. He said he had been there for forty minutes.

Divers brought him to shore and took him to an area hospital in stable condition. Officials are not sure why or how he got in the river.

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