Video: Tubing teens prompt swiftwater rescue from river

Video: Tubing teens prompt swiftwater rescue from river

July 8th, 2013 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local - Breaking News

RHEA COUNTY - A swift water rescue team was called out late Sunday afternoon to rescue two teenagers on the Piney River.

Swollen by the recent heavy rains, the river's volume increased substantially.

The two teenagers were tubing on the river when their inner tubes struck trees and deflated.

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