Woman distracted by Facebook on phone falls off pier

An Indian girl opens a Facebook page on her mobile phone in Hyderabad, India, Friday, May 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)

December 18, 2013 5:10:11 PM PST
A tourist in Australia had to be rescued by police after she fell off a pier while browsing Facebook on her phone.

She was walking along a bay in Melbourne Monday night when she was distracted by her Facebook feed and fell into the chilly water.

A witness called for help and police rushed to help her.

Police say she was lying on her back in a floating position because she couldn't swim.

The woman was taken to the hospital for treatment.

She never let go of her phone, even after falling in the water.

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