Water Rescue For Kayakers In Walker

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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.

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6 comments

  • Trac

    Are you kidding me, they say stay off the water… Does people think this is code to get your kayak and go for a a ride…. These people need to be charge for wages of the workers.

  • REALITY

    HERES YOUR NEXT ANNOUNCEMENT "PLEASE GO INTO RIVER SO CROCODILES ECOLI AND OTHER ISSUES AFFECT YOU SO WE CAN BE SORRY FOR YOU" THEN CRY TO US WHEN YOUR FRIEND/PARTNER/LOVER DIES CUZ YOUR DUMBASS WENT INTO THE RIVER AGAINST POLICE ORDERS

  • LIzzy

    They charge for people to get rescued from the Grand Canyon when they head down with no water. I wouldn't mind seeing a charge for this intensive rescue.