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Minnesota Vikings linebacker saves couple from flood waters

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Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway rescued boaters who were tossed overboard on Lake Minnetonka. (Source: KARE/NBC) Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway rescued boaters who were tossed overboard on Lake Minnetonka. (Source: KARE/NBC)

LAKE MINNETONKA, MN (KARE/NBC) - Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway helped rescue two people on Lake Minnetonka on Monday afternoon.

The couple was stuck near the spillway at Gray's Bay Dam.

"We were looking at all the beautiful houses and all of the sudden the steering wheel wouldn't turn and we were going in circles," said Crystal Alexis.

Crystal Alexis and her husband Edward Alexis had just purchased their boat the day before. The maiden voyage was a memorable one for sure.

"It just got scary close to the rocks," she said.

The Alexis' were waiting for the water patrol to come and trying to keep the boat from slamming into the rocks, or getting sucked over the spillway. That's when Greenway jumped into action.

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