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Woman, 70, Stable After Being Rescued From Truckee River In Reno

RENO (AP) — Reno police say a 70-year-old woman who was rescued from the Truckee River on Labor Day is now in stable condition.


Police said Tuesday the woman apparently suffered a medical episode before she was spotted floating in the river west of downtown near Idlewood Park.

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She was unconscious but was breathing when others on shore pulled her from the chilly water at about 6 p.m. Monday. She remains hospitalized at Renown regional medical center in Reno.


Police say they have identified her but have not released her name.