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Woman dies after found floating near Makapuu tidepools

MAKAPUU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A woman is dead after she was found floating, unconscious, in waters near the Makapuu tidepools Sunday morning.

The Honolulu Fire Department said the woman was in her 50s or 60s. She was seen walking around the tidepool area. Authorities said shortly afterwards, a bystander found her in the water. Emergency crews were called shortly before 10 a.m.

The fire department helicopter airlifted the woman to Sandy Beach Park. She was then transported to Straub Medical Center, where she later died.

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