Just a few days after completing their swift water recertification, local rescuers put that knowledge to the test Wednesday night when they helped a motorist stuck in a creek.

A Marana man was driving to a Whispering Pines Airbnb to meet family around 7:30 p.m. March 15 and as he crossed a low-water crossing, rising waters in the East Verde River carried his truck off the concrete apron.

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Steve Sarvent

Hopefully they send him the bill.

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