Man rescued after falling into lake near Longhorn Dam

FILE - Longhorn Dam (KXAN File Photo)
FILE - Longhorn Dam (KXAN File Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man had to be pulled from Lady Bird Lake by rescue crews Tuesday after falling nearly 20 feet just above the Longhorn Dam, according to the Austin Fire Department.

A special operations team from AFD and Austin-Travis County EMS used a boat to reach the, who is in his 30s, and shuttle him back to shore. He was taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge about 4 p.m. with injuries that were not life threatening.

Further information about the man or how he fell into the lake was not immediately available. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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