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      Dramatic kayak rescue caught on camera

      The dramatic rescue of a kayaker who crashed into a rock on the Potomac River Saturday was caught on camera.

      The U.S. Park Police Helicopter Rescue Crew headed up the river to a point just south of Violet's Look to help a kayaker who found himself stuck on a rock.

      "His anchor came off the kayak...got hung up on the rocks and spun him out...," explained rescuer Timothy Ryan.

      Pilot Jeffrey Hertel added, "He was on a small rock...about 10 feet by four feet."

      Once safely attached to a hoist, the rescuer and kayaker were pulled into the chopper.

      Click on the attached video to watch the rescue.