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Colorado woman visiting Kauai dies after apparent drowning

POIPU, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A 63-year-old Colorado woman visiting Kauai has died on Friday in Poipu after an apparent drowning incident.

Officials have not released her identity.

The Kauai Police Department said the woman was snorkeling at Hanakaape Bay at approximately 10 a.m. 

The woman was discovered unresponsive and bystanders pulled the woman to shore.

Firefighters performed CPR and the woman was transported by ambulance to Wilcox emergency room, where she was pronounced dead.

If investigations determine the woman did drown, this would mark Kauai's eighth drowning of 2016.

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