Woman pulled from car in river, taken to hospital

A woman is recovering in the hospital after being rescued from her car after it ended up in the Pere Marquette River.

LAKE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A woman was taken to the hospital after her car went into the Pere Marquette River.

It happened just before 12:30 Thursday afternoon on 56th Street near 52nd Street in Lake Township.

Investigators say the woman lost control of her vehicle going down a hill and slid off the roadway.

The car flipped and went into the river.

Lake County Sheriff Rich Martin says the woman was in the water for approximately 30 minutes.

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