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TODAY   |  March 18, 2014

Dramatic river rescue caught on camera

A man found himself clinging to his car in the middle of a raging river in the state of Washington. A witness saw him veer off the road and called 911. Rescuers pulled him to safety.

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>>> a dramatic rescue caught on camera after a man found himself clinging to his car in the middle of a raging river . this happened in washington state . a witness saw the driver veer off the road and into the river. he called 911 and kept the driver calm until help arrived. a passenger did make it to shore who was apparently also in that vehicle. rescuers used a boat to pull the driver to safety. he was taken to the hospital for hypothermia. police are trying to figure out how he ended up in the river.