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Minot woman dies after vehicle goes into Souris River; police rescue fails

MINOT -- A 38-year-old Minot woman has died after her vehicle went into the Souris River in northwest Minot on Sunday and an attempt by a city police officer to rescue her from the vehicle was unsuccessful.

MINOT -- A 38-year-old Minot woman has died after her vehicle went into the Souris River in northwest Minot on Sunday and an attempt by a city police officer to rescue her from the vehicle was unsuccessful.

Rosamary Hadley died in the accident.

Police said they received a call about 5 p.m. that a vehicle had gone into the river in the 400 block of 3rd Avenue NW.

The vehicle was fully submerged when police arrived and the officer tried to rescue Hadley.

A short time later, the Minot Fire Department arrived and took over the rescue efforts.

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Hadley was pulled from the vehicle and taken to Trinity Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

A towing company and the Minot Fire Department dive team removed the vehicle from the river.

Hadley was alone in the vehicle at the time.

An investigation by Minot police is continuing.

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