Cambridge woman dies after being pulled from Wellfleet pond
A 77-year-old Cambridge woman died after being pulled from a pond on Cape Cod Saturday afternoon and taken to a local hospital, officials said.
The woman, who was not identified, was pronounced dead at Cape Cod Hospital, Wellfleet police said in a statement Sunday. Police received a call for “a possible body floating in Long Pond” at about 5:12 p.m. Saturday, the department said in a statement.
Wellfleet police and firefighters responded to the area of Kemp Circle by Long Pond, where two swimmers had located the woman, who was unresponsive at the time, according to the statement.
Police and firefighters attempted to rescuscitate the woman and had her taken to Cape Cod Hospital with assistance from the Truro Fire Department, police said in the statement.