Joliet police, fire crews rescue woman from Des Plaines River near McDonough Street bridge | Video

JOLIET, Ill. (WLS) -- Dramatic video shows Joliet police and firefighters pulling a woman from the Des Plaines River Tuesday night.

Policer responded about 7:05 p.m. to the area near the McDonough Street drawbridge for a woman in the water.

First responders found the 33-year-old near the west bank of the Des Plaines River, north of McDonough Street, and used a rope to pull her out of the freezing cold water safely.

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She was taken to Ascension Saint Joseph - Joliet, formerly AMITA Health Saint Joseph Medical Center Joliet, for an evaluation, police said.

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