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Wixom firefighters rescue man from icy water

Pickup truck plunges into icy retention pond
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Posted at 1:22 PM, Mar 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-14 15:04:44-04

Wixom firefighters saved a 60-year-old man who lost control of his pickup truck and plunged into a retention pond. It happened Monday afternoon on Oak Creek Drive.

Chief Jeff Robert and Jason Breitmeyer were the first to arrive on the scene. Police say the Chief put on a survival suit made for cold water rescues and helped the man onto the bed on his truck. Then they both helped the man use a ladder in the back of his truck.. and crawl across it to shore.

Doctors treated the victim for minor injuries.