Monday, July 30, 2007

Quebec Woman Sucked Into The Propeller Of A Ship

Police divers are searching for a Quebec woman sucked into the propeller of a ship while swimming in a lake southwest of Montreal. The 53-year-old was taking a dip off the shores of Beauharnois when she was pulled in by the current produced by the propeller of a cargo ship entering the nearby locks.Three people, including the woman's son and his girlfriend, tried to rescue her, but she disappeared below the water's surface. A police spokeswoman says swimming is permitted in the area.

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