Emergency crews rescue woman stuck in sand

Emergency crews rescue woman stuck in sand
(Source: Raycom Media)

LAKE CITY, SC (WMBF) – Emergency crews rescued a woman on Sands Street Tuesday after she became stuck in wet sand, according to a press release from the Lake City Police Department.

First responders arrived on scene at about 4:20 p.m. after receiving reports of a person stuck in what was believed to be a sinkhole. The woman, however, was stuck in sand up to her knees, the release states.

The Lake City Fire Department and police removed the woman by digging with their hands and a shovel. She was then transported to a local hospital by Florence County EMS for observation.

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