Coast Guard: Woman jumped off state ferry

SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard says a woman has been rescued from Puget Sound waters after reportedly jumping off a Seattle-bound ferry.

Petty officer Katelyn Tyson said the report of the woman jumping into the water from the ferry Wenatchee came in around 1:45 p.m. She was found 40 minutes later by a Coast Guard response boat. A ferry small boat and Seattle and Kitsap County authorities also looked for her.

Tyson said the woman was taken to the Coast Guard base in Seattle in good condition, where she awaited treatment for hypothermia by emergency crews.

Few other details were available.

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