• Vt woman rescued after falling into river
     | July 19,2013

    JERICHO — State police say a woman was rescued from Brown’s River in Jericho after falling into the water and clinging to a boulder until help arrived.

    Witnesses heard Shelby Barber, of North Hero, calling for help Wednesday night. She fell into the water upstream and was carried downstream before she grabbed onto a boulder. She was taken to a local hospital to be evaluated for cuts and possible fractures.

    Personnel from local police and fire departments participated in the rescue of 20-year-old Barber.

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