Swimmer pronounced dead after going under water in Lady Bird Lake

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — A swimmer has died after briefly going under water in Lady Bird Lake Thursday evening.

Austin-Travis County EMS responded to East Avenue, near the Interstate 35 bridge, around 6:30 p.m, for a report of a swimmer who went under water and did not resurface.

Rescuers later located the patient and attempted life-saving measures, but they were unsuccessful. The adult swimmer was pronounced deceased on scene, according to ATCEMS.

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