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Spokane River Rescue Sends One To The Hospital

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SPOKANE, Wash. - One woman was taken to the hospital Friday night after she somehow fell into the Spokane River.

It happened near the Spokane Falls SkyRide just before 8:30PM.

Officials tell us the woman, in her 40's, was in the water about ten minutes before rescue crews in kayaks could get to her.

Avista crews were called to shut down the flow of Spokane River in order to better assist rescue crews.

It is unclear how she ended up in the river.

She does not appear to be injured, but was take to the hospital as a precaution.

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