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Water rescue in Richmond


Seven people were rescued after their raft overturned during a New Year's Day trip down the James River in Richmond.


A bystander reported seeing people in two rafts who appeared to need help around 5 p.m. near Tredegar Street.

One of the rafts overturned and seven people fell out. Six were rescued off of Mayo Island, and one person was found in the water clinging to a log.     


No one was injured.

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