Woman Pulled From Icy Hudson River Near Poughkeepsie Dies: Police, Coast Guard

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  • A woman died after she was pulled from the icy water of the Hudson River near Poughkeepsie on Saturday afternoon
  • The woman was unresponsive when she was found and brought EMS on a pier, the Coast Guard said
  • Coast Guard members on the Penobscot Bay cutter deployed an ice response team and pulled her from the water, officials said

A woman died after she was pulled from the icy water of the Hudson River near Poughkeepsie on Saturday afternoon, police and the U.S. Coast Guard said. 

The woman was unresponsive when she was found and brought EMS on a pier, the Coast Guard said. 

The woman later died at the hospital, according to police. 

A tugboat found the woman after the Coast Guard alerted mariners in the area. 

Coast Guard members on the Penobscot Bay cutter deployed an ice response team and pulled her from the water, officials said.

Video showed them trying to break the ice with big mallets to reach her underneath. 

The incident is under investigation. Police didn't immediately release the woman's name or age.

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