- Associated Press - Monday, April 21, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A passing jogger helped rescue a man who fell into the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park.

WPVI-TV (https://bit.ly/PnGxI2) said it happened around 6:30 a.m. Monday near Boathouse Row.

Authorities said the victim was in a boat with another man when he suffered a seizure and ended up in the water.

A jogger passing through the area saw what had happened and helped pull the man to safety.

The victim was taken by ambulance to a hospital.

There was no immediate word on his condition. His name wasn’t released.


Information from: WPVI-TV, https://abclocal.go.com/wpvi

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