NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Video provided by the Suffolk County Police Department shows a woman being rescued from the Long Island Sound.

Investigators said the 21-year-old drifted about a mile off shore from Shoreham Beach at around 7 a.m. on Sunday.

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A friend called 911 when she lost sight of her.

From a police helicopter, rescuers spotted the swimmer in distress and dropped flotation devices before getting her on a boat.

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“She seemed a little nervous. I think she just thought was going for a nice morning swim and just got a little bit tired,” Wading River Fire Department Assistant Chief Denise Gluck said. “It’s a sense of relief. It gives us pride in doing our job.”

“It’s a large response from multiple agencies that all works well together,” Chief Branden Heller added.

The woman was take to a hospital to be evaluated.

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The rescuers urge people to be cautious in bodies of water and to under the conditions.

CBSNewYork Team