Man Rescued From Rock in Georgia'S Chattahoochee River

MARIETTA, Ga. - Authorities say a man has been rescued from a rock in the middle of the Chattahoochee River in Cobb County.

Officials say the 32-year-old man apparently spent Tuesday night on the rock after becoming stranded, likely while tubing the river. Officials say a passer-by heard the man calling for help early Wednesday morning.

Cobb County fire department spokeswoman Denell Boyd said the man was disoriented and didn't know how he got in the river. The man's name has not been released.

Boyd said the man was taken to the hospital but didn't appear to have life-threatening injuries.

 
 
 
 
By AP_News 11/24/2010 17:35:00

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