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Kayaker found unresponsive in pond, later pronounced dead

September 7, 2021 GMT

KINGSTON, N.H. (AP) — Rescuers brought to shore a kayaker who was found unresponsive and wearing a life jacket, but she was later pronounced dead at a hospital, New Hampshire authorities said.

The New Hampshire State Police Marine Patrol Unit got the call to respond to Great Pond in Kingston on Saturday. At the time of the call, they said good Samaritans were attempting to get the woman to shore and had begun performing CPR.

The woman, identified as Mary Poirier, 60, of Plaistow, was pronounced dead at the hospital on Sunday.

Police are investigating.