Authorities: 81-year-old NYC woman dies after being rescued from Ulster County lake

Authorities say a New York City woman has died after she was rescued from a lake in Ulster County.

News 12 Staff

Aug 20, 2022, 11:21 AM

Updated 664 days ago

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Authorities say a New York City woman has died after she was rescued from a lake in Ulster County.
The Rosendale Police Department says they responded to Williams Lake Thursday afternoon.
They learned that 81-year-old Carol Smith went underwater while swimming and had not resurfaced.
Police say they found Smith, an avid swimmer, approximately 30 feet away from shore.
CPR was performed and a pulse was restored. 
However, Smith died several hours later at a hospital in Kingston.


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