Woman rescued at Fort Knox

Posted By Alane Paulley - email

RADCLIFF, KY (WAVE)- Emergency officials rescued a woman from a river bed at Fort Knox on Sunday.

WAVE 3 received a call at approximately 2 p.m. Sunday that Fort Knox was working a rescue at Tioga falls in Radcliff, and that a fire vehicle from Muldraugh was involved in an accident while responding to the scene.

According to Fort Knox public relations a woman did fall into a river bed at Tioga falls. West Point, KY and Fort Knox emergency officials responded to the scene and rescued the woman from the river. She was transported by ambulance to Hardin Memorial Hospital. Her condition is unknown at this time.

Hardin and Meade county dispatchers say, a fire vehicle was involved in an accident on the way to the scene but no one was injured.

According to the Radcliff/Fort Knox tourism web site, Tioga Falls is a 2 mile-long pedestrian trail that travels through a portion of the military post. The trail is open to the public most of the year. The web site describes the trail as "steep and rough in some places."

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