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Dubuque Fire Department responds to water rescue

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -

Dubuque Fire Department say they responded to a report of a water/ice rescue at Shoreline near Terminal St. Friday night. 

Authorities say an individual ran away from police, stopped their vehicle on East Dubuque Bridge, and jumped in the river, close to the Iowa side. 

The person then swam, clung to a pylon and was picked up by a Dubuque Fire Department boat and was transported by an East Dubuque ambulance. 

The name of the individual has not been released. 

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