Woman, dog rescued from lake

January 8, 2010 1:54:00 PM PST
Emergency crews rescued a woman who fell into Lake Michigan Thursday as she was cross-country skiing with her two dogs around 11 p.m. in Hyde Park.One of the dogs went out on to the frozen water. When the woman tried to get the dog off the ice, both the woman and dog fell in.

The woman was able to pull the dog to safety, but firefighters had to use ladders to rescue her.

The woman was taken to a Chicago area hospital, but her injuries were not serious. Her dog is ok, too.


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