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Rick Lord A rapid water rescue in California, a "hole" new problem at a football field in Tennessee, and life's a beach in Florida on this USA Update

May 19, 2014
Reporter: Rick Lord


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California... a teen found himself trapped on an island surrounded by fast-moving water, and the ensuing dramatic rescue was caught on video. Swept away by strong currents, the 15-year-old made it to an island in the middle of the creek. A helicopter flew in to pull the teen to safety. He didn't want to talk after the rescue but was reportedly walking around and seemed to be okay...

Tennessee... a massive sinkhole has opened up on a college football field. The hole at Governors Stadium, at Austin Peay in Clarksville, is about 40-feet wide. Crews were on the field for renovation projects when the ground started to sink in the north end zone. Luckily, no one was injured...

Florida... beaches are cool places to hang out, even for elephants. One took a break to take a dip in the waters off North Redington Beach, much to the delight of a crowd that gathered on the shore to watch the unusual scene. The elephant was reportedly in the area as part of entertainment for a birthday party. And that's been a ton of fun on this USA Update.


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