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Woman caught by debris rescued from Weber River

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MORGAN COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) A woman is recovering in the hospital Thursday night after she was a rescued from the Weber River.
 
The woman in her 20s was tubing with a group. Morgan County Sheriff’s Office says when she passed beneath an overpass along the river, her life vest got caught in some debris trapped between the support pillars. 
 
The woman’s friends were able to get out of the water and flag down a passing car. The driver called dispatch around 5:40 p.m. 
 
Morgan County Search and Rescue, Weber County Swift Water crews responded and rappelled off the overpass down to the woman. As the crew was rappelling down, a log rolled and the woman was freed from the debris. 
 
The rescuers were able to grab her and she was out of the water around 7:10 p.m.
 
Deputies say the woman had the onset of hypothermia when she was removed from the water. She was taken to the hospital in fair condition. 
 

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