Woman Dies After Falling Off Boat In 59th Street Harbor

Cover Image
Photo credit WBBM Newsradio
By WBBM Newsradio 780 AM & 105.9 FM

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A woman died Wednesday after falling off a boat in 59th Street Harbor on the South Side.

The 45-year-old slipped as she was climbing out of the boat at about 12:10 a.m. in the 5900 block of South Harbor Drive, Chicago police said.

RELATED: Boy, 7, Dies After Boat Capsizes In Chicago River | Boy, 8, Falls From Washington Park Apartment Window

Divers with the Chicago Fire Department pulled the woman out of the harbor, but she succumbed to her injuries shortly after at the University of Chicago Medical Center, police said.

Area One detectives are investigating.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire & Chicago Sun-Times 2020. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)