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Crew rescues kayaker stranded on Cedar River in Iowa

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July 13th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Crews rescued a kayaker who swamped his boat on the Cedar River, authorities said.Responding rescue workers responding to a call at about 4:20 p.m. Sunday found the boater sitting on the top of a wing dam, a barrier that only extends partway into a river, the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reported.

Fire Chief John Bostwick said crews launched a Zodiac boat from Washington Park and brought him to safety without injury.