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Body camera video shows Texas officers rescuing woman from sinking car

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SUGAR LAND, Tex. -

Police in Texas released body camera video of a driver being rescued by officers after crashing into a lake over the weekend.

Witnesses called 911 around 6:30 Saturday morning after seeing a vehicle jump a curb and crash into a lake in Sugar Land, Texas. Police say the lake is home to alligators and snakes.

In the video, one officer can be seen already  in the water near the vehicle, as an officer wearing the body camera wades toward it. The officers pulled the woman from the vehicle and helped her swim to shore. The vehicle then sank below the surface. 

Police said the woman told officers she fell asleep at the wheel before losing control.

One officer was treated for minor cuts. The driver was not injured.

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