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Kayaker rescued from rock on Saluda River

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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

A kayaker who was stranded on a rock in the Saluda River has been rescued, according to the Columbia Fire Department.

Fire department spokesperson Brick Lewis says initial reports indicated the kayaker overturned his kayak near the Riverbanks Zoo sometime before 9 a.m.

The fire department deployed one of its boats to take the man to shore.

Lewis said the kayaker is believed to be okay, but was being checked out by EMS.

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