Fisherman rescues woman who nearly drowned near Ashland County dam

ASHLAND – A fisherman helped find and rescue an 18-year-old woman who went under water near the Charles Mill Dam, the Ashland County Sheriff’s office says.

The woman was swimming with friends around 2:15 a.m. Thursday, according to a 911 call obtained by FOX 8.

Ashland County Chief Sheriff Deputy Carl Richert said the woman and others had been fishing when she decided to go for a swim.

“We can’t find her,” the caller can be heard telling a 911 dispatcher.

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