Man Rescued from I-565 Overpass

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)– Huntsville firefighters rescued a man Sunday afternoon from an elevated portion of Interstate 565.  Witnesses tell WHNT News 19 the man had climbed to a portion of the interstate just west of the Memorial Parkway southbound exit to rescue a cat.

After the man got to the top of the elevated portion he became stuck and witnesses called 911.   Firefighters used a ladder to rescue the man.

The man’s name has not been released.   It’s also unclear if the cat was rescued.