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Water Rescue For Kayakers In Walker

Posted at 4:21 PM, Apr 22, 2013

WALKER, Mich. — A Monday afternoon water rescue saved two kayakers on the Grand River.

The people involved were a man and woman who fell from a kayak at Johnson Park off Wilson Avenue near Indian Mound at Walker. The pair were rescued from the water and taken to the hospital to be treated for exposure.

The Grand Rapids Fire Department assisted with its rescue boat.

The Michigan State Police helicopter also was called in to help.