City parks workers recount their rescue of a woman who fell into Lodi Lake
Lodi Parks and Recreation employee Ray Barrera looks out over Lodi Lake on Thursday, July 5, 2012. Barrera’s co-worker Susan Reyes pulled an unresponsive 43-year-old woman from the water on June 29. Barrera called 911 and tried to help the woman’s frightened teenage daughter.
Posted: Friday, July 6, 2012 12:00 am
Updated: 1:33 pm, Sat Jul 7, 2012.
The west winds clipped the water, creating small, choppy waves that slapped against Lodi Lake's shore.
The echo of children's cries radiated from the water where they swam and splashed. An elderly man with a cane walked his small dog along the shoreline a few yards away.
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Friday, July 6, 2012 12:00 am.
Updated: 1:33 pm.