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The Kern County Sheriff's Office rescued a 41-year-old woman who went missing in her raft on the Kern River Monday.

The woman was last seen going down the river off Keysville Beach at Keysville North but was spotted by deputies in a helicopter, KCSO said. 

Deputies searched by boat, helicopter and by foot. KCSO Kern Valley Deputies, Air Support, Kern Valley Search and Rescue, and the Kern County Fire Department assisted in the search for the woman.

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The name Keysville appears in a bunch of Killer Kern drowning accidents. Thank Heavens Sheriff’s Helicopter and County Fire and Search and Rescue were all able to save the person. Or maybe a Seasonal Lifeguards at popular spots might save more lives.

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