1 rescued from French Broad River in Asheville

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ASHEVILLE, NC (WSPA) – One person was rescued from the French Broad River in Asheville, Sunday afternoon.

The rescue happened on the river near Interstate 26 shortly before 3:00pm.

One person was rescued and taken to the hospital for evaluation, according to the Asheville Fire Department.

Firefighters closed one lane of I-26 during the rescue.

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