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Fire crews rescue elderly man in West Palm Beach Intracoastal

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Posted at 10:36 PM, Jul 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-24 22:36:17-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — West Palm Beach Fire Rescue crews rescued an elderly man at the West Palm Beach Intracoastal Friday evening.

The incident happened shortly before 7 p.m. at the Intracoastal near Palm Beach Lakes Blvd. and Flagler Ave.

According to WPBFR, a passerby saw a bicycle and then a man clinging to the rocks.

Crews determined that no divers were needed to rescue the man. Firefighters assisted him up the ladder and then a stretcher.

The patient was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.

No more information was immediately available.