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Woman rescued from Chicago River downtown

A woman was rescued from the Chicago River downtown Friday afternoon. | Matthew Hendrickson / Sun-Times

A woman in her 30s was rescued by two passers-by and the police after falling or jumping into the Chicago River from a boat downtown Friday afternoon, fire officials said.

They jumped into the river near State Street and Wacker Drive around 4 p.m., according to the Chicago Fire Department, and the Chicago Police Marine Unit then pulled her from the water.

The woman was taken in fair condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

The Chicago Police Marine Unit pulled a woman from the Chicago River Friday afternoon. | Matthew Hendrickson / Sun-Times
The Chicago Police Marine Unit pulled a woman from the Chicago River Friday afternoon. | Matthew Hendrickson / Sun-Times