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Crews search for man who fell through ice

Ottawa - Emergency crews from Ottawa and Gatineau, Quebec are searching for one of two men who fell through the ice on the Outaouais River late Monday.

April 7, 2015  By The Canadian Press


Rescuers were called to an area near Kettle Island around 10:30 p.m.

Gatineau firefighters rescued one man from the icy river and transported him to hospital.

Ottawa firefighters say they have searched the area but were unable to find anyone.

The two men were reportedly walking on the river when the ice collapsed under their weight.

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