Washington State Patrol troopers save woman wandering in I-5 traffic near South Seattle

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Washington State Patrol troopers rescued a woman in distress after she was spotted wandering on Interstate 5 near the West Seattle Freeway Saturday morning, according to the Washington State Patrol.

At about 6 a.m. Saturday, troopers responded to a report of a woman on southbound I-5 near the West Seattle Freeway walking in traffic.

She may have been attempting to be struck by vehicles.

Before troopers could respond to the scene, an ambulance with American Medical Response was holding back traffic in an attempt to keep the woman safe.

When troopers did arrive, the woman climbed onto a concrete barrier and threatened to jump.

As troopers spoke to the woman, two troopers grabbed her and pulled her to safety.

The woman was transported to Harborview Medical Center for evaluation.