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Woman pulled from water dies at Honolulu hospital

June 20, 2014 - 12:05am

HONOLULU — The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office is attempting to determine the cause of death of an 80-year-old California woman pulled Tuesday from ocean water.

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports Joan Crowder of Cambria, California, was found at about 6 p.m. in the water off the Outrigger Canoe Club.

The Honolulu Fire Department says people at the private beach club and a lifeguard pulled her from water in front of Michel’s restaurant and tried to revive her with a portable defibrillator.

An ambulance rushed Crowder to a hospital, where she died.]