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Crews Pull Man From Tar River

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GREENVILLE, N.C. -

Greenville Fire and Rescue successfully pulled a man from the Tar River, but he remains hospitalized Saturday night. Witnesses saw the man in the water around 2:30 p.m. Emergency crews responded by putting a boat in the water to search. They found the man about 200 yards downstream. Crew members went into the 45-degree water to help him. We're told he was awake. The whole ordeal lasted about 28 minutes. It's not yet clear how the man ended up in the river.

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