Two men rescued from swamped canoe on Mississippi River - KMOV.com

Two men rescued from swamped canoe on Mississippi River

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- Two canoeists were rescued after their canoe was swamped by a passing barge in south St. Louis on Tuesday.

Two men were on the second day of a two-day trip from Hermann on the Missouri River to Arnold on the Mississippi River when their 18-foot canoe was flooded by the barge.

The Coast Guard was able to rescue the two men shortly after it called the fire department for help.
 

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