Police, bystander, pull woman from river

A vehicle involved in a Wednesday morning incident along Market Street, Lewisburg, was removed from the area after police said a woman exited the vehicle and jumped into the West Branch of the Susquehanna River.

LEWISBURG — An officer with the Buffalo Valley Regional Police Department and a Lewisburg resident are recounting the harrowing moments in which they pulled a woman from the West Branch of the Susquehanna River, along with members of the Union County Sheriff’s Office.

According to a release issued by the Buffalo Valley department, police were dispatched at 7:50 a.m. Wednesday to the western end of the Lewisburg river bridge after receiving reports of a one-vehicle crash.

Staff writer Kevin Mertz can be reached at 570-742-9671 or email kevin@standard-journal.com.

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