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Bystanders pull unresponsive floater from Boise River near Kristin Armstrong Park

BY RACHEL ROBERTS

JUNE 27, 2020 04:42 PM

Idaho Statesman

A woman was pulled unresponsive from the Boise River at 1:56 p.m. Saturday, according to a news release from the Boise Fire Department.The incident happened just upstream from Kristin Armstrong Municipal Park.

Witnesses say the woman’s raft began losing air, and she was unable to get out of the current. Bystanders pulled the woman out of the water and began CPR. Boise Police and Boise Fire arrived shortly after and took over life-saving efforts.

The woman, who was not wearing a life jacket, never regained consciousness and was transported to a hospital, fire officials said. Her condition is unknown.