Sleepwalking woman rescued by worker after wandering into sea

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015
This undated photo was taken of Marie Lord, a woman who sleepwalked into the sea near her home, and the man who rescued her.

A hotel worker came to the rescue after a sleepwalking woman wandered straight into the sea.

Marie Lord sleep-walked a half-a-mile from her home over rocks, down stairs and right into the ocean in Somerset, United Kingdom

She woke up disoriented when she entered the water. Her cries prompted a worker at a nearby hotel to rush to her aid.

Doctors say she was beginning to experience hypothermia and could have died if she was not found.

Lord says she's going to treat the hotel worker to dinner for all he did.