Barge crewman falls into Mississippi River, grasps ice, is rescued

(CAIRO, Ill.) — A barge crewman fell into the icy Mississippi River, television station KFVS reported. He was able to grab ahold of some ice, and another tugboat’s crew dragged the ice to a riverbank. The man was hospitalized and his condition was not released.
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By Professional Mariner Staff