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Woman Goes Over Niagara Falls

She's feared dead after apparent suicide attempt
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 20, 2015 6:20 AM CDT
Woman Goes Over Niagara Falls
In this photo provided by WIVB, a crowd gathers near the American Falls in Niagara Falls, N.Y.,   (WIVB via AP)

(Newser) – A woman is presumed dead after going over Niagara Falls yesterday in an apparent suicide attempt, reports WIVB. She entered the water about 6pm on the American side of the falls at Prospect Point, and crews have yet to find her. A tourist reportedly caught it on video and turned the footage over to authorities, who describe it as an "intentional entry." Crews on the Maid of the Mist tourist boat were assisting in the search, reports the Buffalo News. (Read more Niagara Falls stories.)

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