KCSO assists in rescue of 2 people stuck on raft from Kern River

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue unit was called out to the mouth of the Kern River Canyon this afternoon after receiving reports of two people in who were stranded in the river.

The department said two people were stuck in the river in a raft that was not meant for rapid water conditions. Rescuers were able to bring the two people back to safety.

One of the people complained of some pain to their ankle but they declined medical aid.

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