Crews rescue man from Catawba River in Rock Hill

Crews rescue man from Catawba River in Rock Hill

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by CALEB TROOP / WCNC.com

WCNC.com

Posted on August 15, 2012 at 2:14 PM

Updated Wednesday, Aug 15 at 4:20 PM

ROCK HILL, S.C. --  Emergency crews are on scene after rescuing a man who nearly drowned in the Catawba River in Rock Hill Wednesday afternoon.

The incident took place around 2 p.m. about one mile of the Riverwalk trail head, according to the York County Sheriff's Department.

The man is conscious and breathing, officials said, and he was transported to a nearby hospital.

Officials said the man was in a raft with three other people and fell out.

The name of the victim has not been released.

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