Woman dies after getting caught in surf off Race Point


A woman died Sunday morning after being caught in the surf on a Provincetown beach, according to police. Authorities searched Race Point Beach by land, sea, and air after receiving a 911 report at 9:06 a.m. of a woman in her 50s in the water, Provincetown police said in a statement. Shortly after the search began, the dispatch center received another call about a woman on the beach near Race Point Lighthouse, the statement said. Authorities then discovered the woman’s body on the beach, police said. The Provincetown Police Department, Fire and Rescue Department, US Coast Guard, and the National Park Service all assisted. The State Police were notified, and the investigation was ongoing. The woman was unidentified, and no additional details were immediately available.

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