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Ohio man hospitalized following rafting accident

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An Ohio man is taken to the hospital following a rafting accident on the New River in Fayette County.

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Early Tuesday afternoon park rangers say a raft entered the "Double Z" Rapids where individuals fell into the water.

Raft guides pulled rafters out, but a 42-year-old man from Ohio was unconscious when he was rescued. A guide administered CPR and revived the man.

He was taken to plateau medical center in oak hill.

His current condition is unknown.

NPS rangers are investigating.

 

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