93-year-old girl dies in obvious drowning off Fortress Island, troopers say

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The girl was on a supervised go to with an grownup day care program.

Fortress Island. Lane Turner/The Boston Globe

A 93-year-old girl died in an obvious drowning whereas visiting Fortress Island in South Boston Monday, in line with a press launch from Massachusetts State Police.

Troopers mentioned the sufferer was visiting the seashore at Pleasure Bay with Second House, a senior grownup day care program in Watertown, on a supervised journey. She was within the bay with two associates from this system round midday when she swam too far into deeper water, police mentioned. 

The girl panicked and referred to as out for assist earlier than going below water. Her associates and lifeguards have been capable of pull her out of the water and to shore, the place she was given CPR, officers mentioned. Paramedics took her to Boston Medical Middle, the place she died, in line with officers. 

The coroner has not launched a explanation for loss of life nor recognized the sufferer.