Three boaters rescued after canoe overturns on Meramec River

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by Caroline Hilton / KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on May 5, 2013 at 11:56 AM

Updated Monday, May 6 at 8:02 AM

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV) -- Three boaters are safe after their canoe capsized on the Meramac River near George Winter Park Sunday morning.

Saline Valley Fire Department used ropes to pull one of the victims from the water around 9 a.m.

Rescue boats were used to reach the other two victims.

One boater was transported to the hospital with mild injuries.

 

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