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Injured man rescued from water in Freeman Park

One man was taken to the hospital after a water rescue in Freeman Park on Saturday. (Source: MGN Online) One man was taken to the hospital after a water rescue in Freeman Park on Saturday. (Source: MGN Online)
CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WECT) -

One man was taken to the hospital after a water rescue in Freeman Park on Saturday.

According to Carolina Beach Ocean Rescue Director Simon Sanders, the man suffered a spinal injury while riding a jet ski in the inlet.

He made it back to shore where emergency responders pulled him from the water.

The victim was transported via boat to Inlet Watch for further treatment from emergency officials.

Sanders said the man injured his back but is expected to be okay.

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