Dog rescued after stranded on bridge 120 feet above Mississippi River

NATCHEZ, Miss. -- Bridge inspectors found more than they were expecting on Sunday when they spotted a dog under the bridge.

In Natchez, Mississippi crew saw a dog perched on a ledge 120 feet over the Mississippi River.



A rescuer was able to climb the bridge to the perilous spot the dog sat and check her for injuries.

According to the local paper, The Natchez Democrat, it was a first for the crews who inspected the bridge that day.

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Then he made a makeshift harness out of rope and lifted the dog to safety.

The dog was adopted soon after the rescue by a local resident.
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