Police rescue capsized kayaker at Dickinson Dike

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Kayaker rescued | Courtesy: Dickinson Police Department


A male in his mid-20s had fallen out of a kayak while paddling on the Dickinson Dike and was drowning. Police say family members attempted to reach him but weren’t able to. Three officers, Alex Schroeder, Aaron Bates and Cpl. Jayden Peters, saved the man and swam him to shore.

The man was transported to St. Alexius Hospital for treatment.


Three Dickinson Police officers rescued a capsized kayaker at the Dickinson Dike Tuesday afternoon.

Police say everyone is safe, and more information will be released shortly.

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