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UPDATE: Crews Rescue Woman From The Spokane River

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UPDATE: On Thursday morning crews rescued a woman from the Spokane River who was stuck at the flood gate by Riverfront Park. At one point she appeared to be eating debris from the river. The rescue proved to be challenging for rescue crews because the victim wouldn't respond or corporate with their instructions. At this hour the woman's identity is unknown. We'll post more details as we get them.

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TWEET FROM KATIE: Right now officers are trying to save a person from going in the flood gate in the Spokane River. The rescue is happening near Riverfront Park. As soon as we learn more details we'll post them. Click HERE to follow Katie Steiner on Twitter.

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