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Juan Figueroa, of Antioch, tosses a branch to Steven Bruder, of Antioch, after he fell into the Contra Costa County water canal in Antioch, Calif., on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. Bruder told police he was sitting on the fence taking photographs of graffiti under a road bridge on Deer Valley Road when he fell into the water. Bruder was seen falling into the canal by Jose Duran, of Antioch, who was walking on the Delta de Anza Regional Trail. Duran and another pedestrian Juan Figuero, of Antioch, grabbed a tree branch and used it to help assist Bruder to keep him from floating further down the canal. After his rescue Bruder was taken to a local hospital by ambulance complaining of pain in his left wrist. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)
ANTIOCH -- Crews conducted an emergency water rescue Monday afternoon after a man ended up in the Contra Costa Canal in Antioch, officials said.
Emergency crews rescued a man about 2:50 p.m. from the canal near Deer Valley and Wildflower drives in Antioch, officials said. While it was not immediately known if the man was injured, authorities said he was out of the water about 3 p.m.
It was not yet known how the man ended up in the water, officials said.
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