Moses Lake woman drowns while trying to rescue dog

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ROYAL CITY, Wash. (AP) — The Grant County Sheriff’s Office says a Moses Lake woman drowned trying to rescue a dog in a canal.

Deputies and medics responded at about 12:45 p.m.

Sunday to a report of a woman who fell into a canal off Dodson Road Southwest east of Royal City.

Witnesses told deputies the 46-year-old woman was trying to rescue a dog when she fell into the canal.

She was later identified as Brigetta Delgado.

She went under and did not resurface. She had become trapped by the turbulence in a plunge pool. Her body was recovered once the water released its grip.


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