Man rescued from culvert drain in Saline County, IL

Man rescued from culvert drain in Saline County, IL

MUDDY, IL (KFVS) - A Harrisburg, Ill. man was rescued from a culvert drain in Muddy, Ill. on Aug. 18.

According to the Saline County Sheriff's Office, they received a call around 10:30 p.m. of a man being trapped in a drain. EMS crew and Harrisburg Fire Department arrive at Public Street in Muddy, Ill. A deputy arrived on the scene and saw a man trapped in a 14-inch culvert drain pipe.

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Crews rescued David Duffy, 41, of Harrisburg, Ill., and he was taken to Harrisburg Medical Center for treatment. It was unknown why Duffy was in the culvert drain, but a neighbor said they heard something while walking their dog around 6:30 a.m., but was not able to find Duffy.

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