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ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. — A woman was trapped in the St. Marys River on Sunday.

Police told ABC21 the woman was walking her two dogs when one got stuck in the river. When the woman tried to save it she fell waist deep in the water, and couldn’t get out.

The woman’s mother called 911. When police arrived they used a truck to get to the woman, who had drifted almost half a mile downstream.

They were able to get her out of the water and to a local hospital. Police say the woman was in the water for about 20 minutes and couldn’t walk to the ambulance. 

Police told ABC 21 the woman is in the hospital with minor injuries, and both her dogs are fine.

DNR is investigating the incident.

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