Woman saved from drowning after falling from dock

Lake Sun Leader

The swift action of family and friends saved the life of a 72-year old woman from Kansas City who nearly drowned after falling off a dock.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Sara Shandy fell off the dock and struck her head near the 21-mile marker on Friday, August 20 around 10:30 p.m. She fell into the water unconscious and was floating face down when she was retrieved by family and friends. She was not wearing a life jacket.