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Boat crews pull two unconscious women from the American River

Two unconscious women were pulled from the American River on Saturday afternoon, the Sacramento Fire Department said in a tweet published at 4:44 p.m.

The women were found in the river east of Interstate 5, said Chris Harvey , a department spokesman. They both had medical emergencies at the time of the incident, a separate tweet said.

The women were taken to a hospital. West Sacramento Fire Department boat crews helped in the incident.

Nashelly Chavez: 916-321-1188, @nashellytweets