Authorities: 81-year-old NYC woman dies after being rescued from Ulster County lake
Authorities say a New York City woman has died after she was rescued from a lake in Ulster County.
The Rosendale Police Department says they responded to Williams Lake Thursday afternoon.
They learned that 81-year-old Carol Smith went underwater while swimming and had not resurfaced.
Police say they found Smith, an avid swimmer, approximately 30 feet away from shore.
CPR was performed and a pulse was restored.
However, Smith died several hours later at a hospital in Kingston.