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Man Rescued after Falling off Watercraft at Rend Lake Saturday

REND LAKE – A water rescue happened at Rend Lake Saturday evening.

According to Franklin County Emergency Management, a man was on a vessel and went into the water.

A water rescue response was initiated by Sesser Fire, Benton Fire and Franklin County Emergency Management. Citizens that were in the area were able to get the man back onto a watercraft and was then towed in to Dam West Boat Launch. The man was not injured.