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Deputies pull woman from car sinking in Adams County lake

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Friendship (WAOW) -- Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway 13 bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

The incident at Big Roche A Cri Lake happened about 8:30 a.m. in the Town of Preston, he said.

When deputes arrived, the vehicle was "rapidly sinking" and they jumped in and "extricated" the woman, the sheriff said in a statement.

She was taken to a hospital with minor injures and was undergoing a mental health evaluation, he said.

No other details were released.

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