1 rescued from river in Sioux Falls

Published: Oct. 15, 2019 at 8:45 AM CDT
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Sioux Falls Fire Rescue pulled one person from the Big Sioux River in a late-night water rescue in northern Sioux Falls.

Authorities received a report that a person entered the river at the pedestrian bridge over the spillway around 11:45 p.m. Monday.

Crews began searching the water from shore and by boat. The person was located around 1:20 a.m. about 1 1/4 mile downstream from where they entered the water.

The person was taken to an ambulance for medical treatment.

Authorities have not released any other details about the incident.