Firefighters rescue barge worker from Miss. River
PORT ALLEN - Firefighters rescued a barge worker after she fell into the Mississippi River Tuesday night.
Sources say the woman fell into the water while loading a barge at the Louis Dreyfus loading dock in Port Allen. The woman allegedly clung to a life ring until firefighters were able to get her out of the water.
EMS transported the woman to the hospital. Her condition is currently unknown.
A WBRZ news unit is on the scene. We will update this story as more information becomes available.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
One killed, multiple others hurt in shooting that broke up ATV trail...
At least one dead in chaos at Port Hudson gathering
Cyclist struck and killed in hit-and-run off Airline Highway Saturday morning
Broadmoor Christmas parade rolled through neighborhood Saturday
Holiday Express on schedule to arrive in Gonzales Thursday; road closures announced