Rescuers pull woman from Valley Falls, is said to be ‘OK’

Marion County dispatchers confirmed to 5 News rescue crews spent roughly an hour pulling her from the water
Published: May. 25, 2023 at 9:34 PM EDT
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UPDATE: 11:52 P.M.

HEBRON, W.Va (WDTV) - A woman was rescued from the water at Valley Falls State Park Thursday night. according to Marion County dispatchers.

The first emergency calls went out to first responders around 9:30 P.M.

The Marion County Rescue Squad, Taylor County sheriff, West Virginia State Police, Winfield District Volunteer Fire Department, and the Taylor County EMS squad all rushed to the scene.

Rescuers were on scene for roughly and hour pulling the woman from the falls.

Dispatchers told 5 News she might have been stuck out on the rocks in the middle of the Tygart Valley River that runs through the state park.

Officials say the woman successfully pulled from the water. Dispatchers told 5 News that woman is in stable condition.


HEBRON, W.Va (WDTV) - Area rescue crews are currently on the scene of a water rescue at Valley Falls state park.

Marion County 911 officials were able to confirm with 5 News that first responders we’re still on the scene as of 9:15 P.M. Thursday evening.

Official information is sparse at this hour. 5 News has a reporter on the scene working to get more details.

This is a developing story. You can stay with us for the latest on air, online, and on our 5 News App.