Overturned Kayak in Red River Causes Scare

class=”aligncenter size-full wp-image-38349″ src=”http://klax-tv.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/kayakscare.jpg” alt=”kayakscare” width=”500″ height=”272″ />Fire rescue officials gathered on the Red River this morning near the Purple Heart Bridge looking for a possible missing kayaker. It turned out there was no emergency.

It started when a passerby saw an overturned kayak in the Red River. That drew officials from Pineville, Alexandria and the Rapides Sheriff’s Office.

They eventually learned the kayaker got out of the water safely.

KLAX ABC 31 News 7/8/14