Woman rescued from riverbank

woman rescued

Rescuers say a woman who claimed she jumped from the Senator George Sellar bridge in Wenatchee was pulled from the shoreline after she became stranded in some rocks downstream.

Chelan County District One fire battalion chief Cary New says crews responded to an area just south of the Burlington Northern Railway Apple Yard where they located the woman clinging to a rock at the bottom of a steep embankment. .

Woman rescued from riverbank

New says the 40 year old woman was transported to Central Washington Hospital for treatment. He added that the Wenatchee Police Department is currently investigating the woman’s claim that she had jumped from the bridge. Her name was not immediately available

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Steve Hair
Steve Hair is a 40-year veteran broadcast journalist who comes to NCW LIFE TV after a long career in radio. Steve and his wife Lynette and their three sons moved to the Wenatchee Valley from Central California in 1992. Steve served as News Director for KPQ News where he covered a multitude of stories of importance to North Central Washington, including two of Washington State’s largest wildfires. During his radio career Steve has received many awards from organizations such as the Associated Press, (Sacramento and Seattle Bureaus) The Washington State Farm Bureau, and the California Medical Association. Steve is a sports addict. Time off usually finds him sprawled out on the couch watching the Seahawks, Mariners or anything that prevents him from doing house chores.