Rescue crews save man stranded on top of truck floating along Neuse River

WAKE COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- A dire scene unfolded on Friday morning as a man was rescued after standing on top of a truck floating down the Neuse River.

Emergency crews pulled the man to safety near the Wake/Johnston County line around 9 a.m. The rescue appeared to take place near Mial Plantation Road, which was briefly closed

Crews were also able to save a dog downstream. Chopper 11HD captured footage of the man being taken in a boat to the shoreline. His truck sank in the water minutes after his rescue.

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Rescue crews pulled a man to safety after he and his truck ended up in the Neuse River.


The man was not hurt.

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