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Pueblo Fire Department rescues two people trapped under bridge

Posted at 6:46 PM, Jul 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-27 10:08:19-04

PUEBLO, CO — The Pueblo Fire Department has rescued two people who were trapped under a bridge by flowing water.

The rescue happened on the west side of Pueblo at 22nd Street and Tuxedo Boulevard.

The two 22-year-olds who were rescued say they wanted to go "exploring" and wandered under the bridge.

"That was when the rain started pouring in and I was like, we need to get out of here immediately... My instinct was - I'm going to die," said Matthew Robert Montez after he was rescued.

Both of the victims did not go to the hospital after they were pulled from the water.

The Pueblo Fire Department says there was another rescue in the city off of Dillon Drive and a woman was rescued in Pueblo West when her car stalled out in the middle of water.

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