Woman rescued while swimming in Long Island Sound

SHOREHAM, Long Island (WABC) -- A woman was rescued in the waters off Long Island on Sunday morning.

The woman got into trouble while swimming in the Long Island Sound in Shoreham just before 7 a.m.

A friend called 911 when she lost sight of the woman in the water.

Rescue crews dropped flotation devices from a helicopter to help before she was rescued.



Suffolk County Police and the Wading River Fire Department got her out of the water.

She was taken to a hospital to be checked out.

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