VIDEO: Woman found dangling above river in Albany

  • Source: KATU-TV ABC 2 Portland
  • Published: 07/12/2019 12:00 AM

Firefighters rescued a woman found hanging from a sign more than 50 feet above the Calapooia River early Thursday morning. The rescue operation began with a 911 call from a citizen reporting a woman screaming from beneath the Bryant Way Bridge. "The citizen reported a female was hanging on a sign beneath the bridge, over the Calapooia River," the fire department said in a report. Police and firefighters arrived on scene at 12:51 a.m. "Albany police engaged the distraught female in conversation for approximately 1 hour while Albany Fire Department personnel conducted a technical rescue," firefighters said.


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