Rescue crews pull man from Missouri River

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Water rescue crews pulled a man from the Missouri River early Wednesday morning.

First responders on the scene told FOX 4's Nicole DiAntonio that a tugboat in the water saw the person and called police around 5 a.m.

Three rescue boats were used during the operation. The operation ceased around 5:58 a.m., when crews pulled the man, who appeared to be in his 50s, from the river.

The man appeared to be okay and was able to walk to paramedics to be evaluated.

It is unclear why the man was in the water to begin with.

Water rescue crews pulled a man from the Missouri River early Wednesday morning.

Water rescue crews pulled a man from the Missouri River early Wednesday morning.

Water rescue crews pulled a man from the Missouri River early Wednesday morning.

Water rescue crews pulled a man from the Missouri River early Wednesday morning.