Coast Guard rescue woman from Ohio's Maumee River

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- A woman has been rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard from a stretch of icy river in downtown Toledo.

The Toledo Blade reports (http://bit.ly/WjOXvP ) the individual's identity has not yet been released. She was reportedly walking on ice that formed on the Maumee River near the Imagination Station science museum and fell through.

Fire officials said the woman was alive when he was retrieved from the water. Further information on her condition wasn't immediately available.

The newspaper reported the victim was spotted by a guest at the Grand Plaza Hotel.

Initial reports indicated the rescued person was male. A spokeswoman from the Coast Guard said it was a female.

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Information from: The Blade, http://www.toledoblade.com/