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Woman, 84, dies after car falls into river

An elderly woman has died hours after being rescued from her submerged car in north-eastern NSW.

A car was seen was seen swerving across the roadway then travelling down an embankment and sinking in the Richmond River at Lismore on Friday evening.

The woman, believed to be from Casino, was taken to hospital in a critical condition and died shortly before 11pm.

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