A woman was transported to the Ridgeview Hospital in Le Sueur Monday, July 1, after falling into the Minnesota River at River Park, located west of Le Sueur.

According to a release from the Sibley County Sheriff’s Office, deputies assisted the Le Sueur Police Department on a report of a suicidal female at the park at around 9:09 p.m.

Officers were reportedly able to locate the woman about one mile west of the park along the Minnesota River bank.

As officers attempted to communicate with the female, she experienced an unknown medical condition and fell into the water.

Officers and a deputy, along with the female’s friend, were able to remove her from the water. She was then transported to the hospital.

The Le Sueur Fire Department assisted with the incident.

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