KENT COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — A woman who fell overboard into the Sassafras River on the Eastern Shore Sunday night has been found alive, authorities said Monday.

The woman was on a boat in the river in Kent County about 8 p.m. when she fell into the water, according to Maryland Natural Resources Police. She was not wearing a life jacket.

Crews from multiple agencies, including a helicopter, worked overnight to find the woman, who was later located alive and well, the agency tweeted about 7:20 a.m. Monday.

This is a developing story. Stay with WJZ and for the latest.

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