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Woman Rescued From Water off Dewey Beach Coast Identified

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DEWEY BEACH, Del.  -- The Rehoboth Beach Police Department has identified the woman rescued from the water off the shore of Dewey Beach Wednesday morning.

Police say the rescue happened at around 7 a.m. Wednesday when officers were called to the beach to assist the Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Department with the rescue. Officers reported the woman's body was floating about 50-100 yards off shore as the water current was moving south; at various times, officers reported seeing the body move, but attempts to call out to the woman were unsuccessful. A Delaware State Police helicopter assisted a rescue swimmer who was able to retrieve the woman identified as 50-year-old Stacia Matson of Millsboro.

Millsboro is alive and being treated for injuries related to the incident at Beebe Hospital. The incident remains under investigation.

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