Connecticut woman dies after medical event at Maine beach, officials say

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A Connecticut woman died after suffering a medical event in the water of a beach in Ogunquit, Maine Monday afternoon.

A Connecticut woman died after suffering a medical event in the water of a beach in Ogunquit, Maine Monday afternoon.

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A Connecticut woman died after being rescued from a beach in Ogunquit, Maine, on Monday afternoon, according to the Ogunquit Fire Department.

The 62-year-old woman had what appeared to be a medical event while in the water when lifeguards and bystanders pulled her out. The lifeguard and emergency medical personnel tried to resuscitate the woman, but she did not survive, the fire department said in a Facebook post.

The Ogunquit Police Department said it will not release further details regarding the woman’s identity until her family is notified.

Police are investigating the incident.