KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person was rescued from the Missouri River Friday afternoon after a near drowning incident.
Emergency crews responded after a person was spotted in the river near Interstate 29 and Front Street just after 2 p.m.
The Kansas City Fire Department reports rescue crews quickly located the victim who was conscious and alert in the water.
Crews were able to get the victim aboard a rescue boat. The victim was treated at the scene and taken to a nearby hospital.