Woman falls at Westmoreland County dam
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Emergency personnel had to rescue a woman who fell over an embankment at a dam in Lower Burrell, Westmoreland County, this afternoon.
A Westmoreland County emergency dispatcher said the woman only suffered cuts and bruises. Rescuers lifted the woman out in a Stokes basket, a stretcher-like basket raised and lowered by a rope.
The woman fell at the Braeburn Dam near Lowe and Braeburn Roads.
First Published July 30, 2012 2:58 pm