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VIDEO: 2 women rescued from Lake Erie at East 55th Marina Friday

Woman pulled to safety during water rescue
Posted at 4:03 AM, Oct 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-15 06:27:52-04

CLEVELAND — Cleveland Metroparks police responded to East 55th Street Marina where they pulled two people from the water Friday.

Officers and EMS responded at around 2:30 a.m. Friday in Cleveland.

A group of people used jumper cables to help a female stuck in the water until Cleveland Metroparks police arrived.

Video from News 5 photojournalist shows the dramatic rescue unfold.

Police and EMS threw her a life vest before pulling her out. The girl in the water said she was searching for her friend, who was rescued prior to her.

In total. two people were saved and transported to the hospital.

News 5 will update this story as more information becomes available.