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Woman Dead After Falling From Ferry

Woman dead after falling from Galveston-Port Bolivar Ferry

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2012  |  Updated 10:23 AM CDT
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Woman Dead After Falling From Ferry

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The Coast Guard says a woman has died after falling off a ferry in Southeast Texas.

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The Coast Guard says a woman has died after falling off a ferry in Southeast Texas.

Officials said the accident happened Monday night on the Galveston-Port Bolivar Ferry. The Coast Guard used a small boat and a helicopter to locate the woman in the water.

The woman was taken to a Galveston hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The name of the woman, believed to be in her 40s, was not immediately released.

Further details on the incident were not immediately available.
 

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