Woman OK after driving into freezing Ohio pond

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JEFFERSONVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- Authorities say a woman is OK after driving her car off an interstate highway and into a freezing pond in central Ohio.

Media reports said the woman drove off northbound Interstate 71 in Jeffersonville, between Columbus and Cincinnati, on Sunday night. The car went through a fence and into a large pond.

The woman was able to get out of the car and swim to the side, eventually flagging down a motorist on I-71. She was treated at the scene.

The woman's name hasn't been released. Investigators were trying to determine what caused her to drive into the pond.

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