FRANKENMUTH, Michigan (WNEM) — A woman was saved by the Frankenmuth firefighters and police officers after she fell into the Cass River.

Around 7:45 p.m. Friday, first responders, including Michigan State Police, were dispatched for a person in the river. The woman was partially submerged in the river near the covered bridge.

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The woman talked with first responders as she lay on her back holding onto a piece of ice. First responders tossed her a rescue disk before firefighters wearing ice rescue suits were able to go in and rescue her.

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The woman was then put in the care of Mobile Medical Response.

No word on the woman’s condition or how she fell into the ice.

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