Woman Pulled From Detroit River

DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – A 46-year old woman is now safe, after being rescued from the Detroit River near Belle Isle.

A boat from the Coast Guard’s station on the island park responded after a 911 dispatcher notified them about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday that a woman was in the water. She was found after a few minutes of searching and taken to a hospital for treatment of hypothermia.

The Coast Guard says the water temperature was about 36 degrees at the time.

She was taken to a hospital for treatment for hypothermia.  The Coast Guard said it’s not clear how the woman wound up in the river.

Her name hasn’t been released.

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