Female dies in snorkeling accident at Lake Mead

By Jonathan Cisowski | jcisowski@8newsnow.com

Published 08/28 2016 03:08PM

Updated 08/28 2016 03:08PM

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Lake Mead National Recreation Area officials say a female was snorkeling in the Overton Arm of Lake Mead and died Sunday afternoon.

The female victim was transported by boat to Callville Bay where she was met by first responders from the National Park Service, Nevada Department of Wildlife, Mercy Air and Callville Bay Resort and Marina.

The victim could not be revived by medical personnel and was pronounced dead at 2:36 p.m.

The Clark County Medical Examiner will confirm the victim’s identity and cause of death.

The incident is under investigation.

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