An unidentified woman was hospitalized Wednesday after she was pulled from the ocean near the coast of Dewey Beach.
First responders from Rehoboth, Lewes and DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police were called about 7 a.m. after a passerby saw her floating about 50 to 100 yards offshore near Norfolk and Queen Streets in Rehoboth. Officials say the current carried her toward Dewey Beach, where shew as rescued shortly after 8 o’clock. The woman, about whom no details have been released, was taken to Beebe Hospital for treatment.
It is unclear why she was in the water, and her condition is unknown.