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Crews rescue man from Missouri River

Posted at 5:22 PM, Apr 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-07 23:40:14-04
Rescuers have pulled a man from the Missouri River near Bellevue. 
 
The Omaha Fire Department's water rescue boat rescued the person around 5:30 p.m.. The man was taken to Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs in critical condition. 
 
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Sheriff Jeff Davis tells 3 News Now they received a call from someone who said they saw someone floating on their back in the water.  So far they have not found anything. 
 
Bellevue Fire, and OPD Able 1 are involved in the search.
 
"He stayed calm-so calm we didn't even know he was alive, he didn't even wave us down or anything," said OPD Able 1 pilot Jason Messerschmidt.
 
The man left the hospital later that evening.