Woman walking dog rescues man drowning in Chicago River: ‘There was nobody else to do it’
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Two people were rescued from the Chicago River May 28, 2020, near State Street and Wacker Drive. | Google Maps

A 36-year-old man who fell in to the water was in critical condition, police say. A woman who jumped in the Chicago River to rescue a drowning man on Thursday says she waited until it was clear that no one else was able to help him.

The scene unfolded about 1:45 p.m. when a 36-year-old man fell into the river near State Street and Wacker Drive, according to Chicago police.


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