Man rescued after falling into Chicago River downtown

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The Chicago Police Marine Unit rescued a male who fell in the Chicago River Thursday afternoon. | Chicago Police Marine Unit photo

A man was rescued after falling into the Chicago River downtown Thursday afternoon.

The man, whose exact age wasn’t available, fell into the river near State Street about 2:20 p.m., according to the police and fire officials.

The police marine unit rescued him and he was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition stabilized, authorities said.

Additional details were not available.

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