Woman rescued from Lake Michigan Memorial Day weekend

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Monday, May 31, 2021
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A woman was rescued by the Chicago Police Marine Unit while swimming in Lake Michigan over Memorial Day weekend.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A woman was rescued from Lake Michigan while swimming over Memorial Day weekend.

Thee Chicago Police Department Marine Unit officers responded near the 700 block of South Lake Shore Drive just before 2:30 p.m. Sunday after receiving a call about a person in distress in the water.

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Rescuers were able to pull the woman out of the water and bring her to shore, according to officials.

She was transported to Northwestern Hospital for observation in good condition, Chicago Police said.

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