Man rescued from Des Plaines River in Lyons

LYONS, Ill. (WLS) -- A man was rescued from the Des Plaines River at Ogden Road in west suburban Lyons.

Police threw down a life preserver when they arrived on the bridge Wednesday morning, but the man didn't appear to take it. He continued treading water.

They pulled him from the water into a boat just after 6 a.m. Wednesday. They said he appeared to be OK and was evaluated at a nearby hospital.

Police are looking into why he was in the water in the first place.
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