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Man rescued after trying to rescue swan

Water rescue happened in Bucks County

NOCKAMIXON TWP., Pa. - Emergency personnel in Bucks County pulled a man from a frigid pond Wednesday morning after he reportedly tried to save a swan.

The incident happened about 9:30 a.m. in the first block of Buck Drive. Authorities said they rescued a man after his canoe capsized while trying to save a swan in distress.

The person was taken to St. Luke's University Hospital in Fountain Hill. There is no word yet on his condition.

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