Emergency crews in Pulaski County save woman who jumped from a Burnside bridge

Emergency crews in Pulaski County were able to save a woman who reportedly jumped off a bridge in Burnside into Lake Cumberland on Wednesday.

According to the Commonwealth Journal in Somerset, the unnamed woman was airlifted from the Burnside Fire Department via an Air Methods helicopter and taken to Lexington for medical treatment.

According to reports, a man driving over the bridge saw the woman sitting on a guardrail and when he looked back, she was gone. The man turned around and attempted to locate the woman, and another individual climbed down the embankment by the bridge, located the woman in the water, and pulled her to safety.



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