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Two Rescued From River In Clinton, Iowa

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The Mississippi River is still above flood stage and that proved dangerous for a couple of swimmers who ran into trouble in Clinton, Iowa yesterday.

The pair had to be rescued near Willow Island.

Officials say a 25-year-old woman and a 30-year-old man were clinging to trees in the water for thirty to forty minutes before crews could rescue them.

A firefighter entered the water and was able to bring both victims to shore.

Officials say the two intended to go swimming, but were overcome by the swift current.
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