Woman rescued from Mahoning River in Warren

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A witness said the woman went over a waterfall in a kayak

WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – A woman was pulled from the Mahoning River in Warren Sunday.

It happened about 5:37 p.m. under the Summit Street Bridge.

According to a police report, the woman was in a canoe when it capsized going over a waterfall.

Officers were able to get to the water by heading down a walking trail at Perkins Park where they found a man pulling a woman, who appeared unresponsive, out of the water.

Offiicers went into the water waist-high and helped the man pull the woman out.

One of officers immediately performed CPR on the woman after she was pulled to the riverbank and continued CPR while she was put on a stretcher and walked to an ambulance that was parked at the trailhead.

The woman was taken to Trumbull Regional Medical Center where she was put on a ventilator is being treated for hypothermia, according to the police report.

The report stated that the woman was responding and her eyes were open but would not be able to breathe on her own for several days.

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