Woman Drove Car into Lake Hopatcong, Cops Say
She wasn't hurt and was alone in the vehicle.
A woman wasn't hurt when she drove her car into Lake Hopatcong after hitting a guard rail late Thursday night, police said.
The woman, whose name was not immediately released, was driving alone on Hopatcong Street when she drove into the lake around 11:40 p.m., Hopatcong Fire Chief Wade Crowley said.
The woman was still in the car when first responders arrived, Crowley said. She was able to breathe while pressed against the driver's side window, according to Crowley.
Two members of the Hopatcong Fire Department rescued the woman, who was then transported to the hospital, Crowley said.
Tow trucks arrived to pull the car from the water at 1 a.m.
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