Man rescued after falling through sidewalk grate in River North

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CHICAGO -- A man had to be rescued overnight after falling through a grate on a sidewalk in the River North neighborhood.

It happened at 2:30 a.m. Thursday at Kinzie and Kingsbury.

The man was apparently trying to retrieve keys that he dropped, when he fell about 15-feet.

Reports say he was down there for a while, before being found by a security guard.

Firefighters say he had minor scrapes when they pulled him out, but the man was OK.

He was taken to the hospital to get checked out.


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