Driver rescued from icy river

By: NewsCenter 16 staff Email
By: NewsCenter 16 staff Email

FULTON COUNTY A man was rescued from icy water, and now officials are investigating how he wound up there.

Joshua Sexton, from Rochester, Indiana, drove into the Tippecanoe River on Wednesday. He entered the river off County Road 350 N in Fulton County.

Sexton stood on top of the vehicle until Indiana Conservation officers reached him, and luckily he was not injured.

Officials must now determine what caused him to leave the roadway. They say alcohol may be a contributing factor.

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