Man taken to hospital after falling into Spring Creek

An elderly man was hospitalized early Sunday after falling into Spring Creek near Talleyrand Park, Bellefonte police said.

A police officer was heading into town and saw the man just before 8 a.m. Responders were able to help him out of the water.

The man was unable to say how long he had been stuck in the water and was transported to Mount Nittany Medical Center for treatment, police said.