Boy Floats Unharmed Down River On Toy Truck

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Police in Canada say a boy celebrating his third birthday was unhurt after floating down a river riding on top of a toy truck. The boy's family was camping when the boy wandered off.

STEVE INSKEEP, host:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. A Canadian boy was celebrating his third birthday when he wandered away from the party. The party was in a park. And before his parents knew it the boy had disappeared into a nearby river. Over the next two hours he apparently floated almost eight miles downriver while holding onto his toy truck. Police found the 3-year-old alive, uninjured and unaware that he'd ever been in danger, even excited to see the police.

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