REIDSVILLE — Authorities say two Georgia Department of Natural Resources rangers and a fisherman rescued two boys and their father from the Ohoopee River.
WSAV-TV reports that Ranger First Class Clint Jarriel and Sgt. Don Dasher were patrolling the river Monday in Tattnall County, when they stopped to talk with fishermen and heard a loud splash downstream.
Georgia DNR spokesman Rick Lavender said Jarriel jumped in and pulled an 11 year old boy out of the water. He said Dasher helped save a 14 year old.
With help from a fisherman, who was not identified, the three also rescued the boys' father.
Lavender said the father and 11 year old were trying to rescue the 14 year old, who had fallen in the river.