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Man rescued from James River in stable condition

Posted at 5:17 PM, Jun 21, 2015

RICHMOND, Va. — A man rescued from the James River Sunday is in stable condition.

According to Lieutenant Armstrong with the Richmond Fire Department, crews responded to a person in distress north of Hollywood Rapids around 3:45 p.m. A bike crew already on the island made contact with the man just after 4 p.m.

River rescue crews deployed a boat and rescued the man at 4:35 p.m. The cause and manner of the man’s injuries will not be released, Armstrong said.

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