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Drowning victim dies in hospital after medic resuscitation at Mansfield Dam Park

The patient died July 6 following a drowning on July 4.

AUSTIN, Texas — A drowning victim Austin-Travis County EMS resuscitated at a Lake Travis waterfront park on July 4 died in a hospital Wednesday.

The drowning occurred around 7:45 p.m. at Mansfield Dam Park. Family members and a bystander reportedly pulled the victim from Lake Travis after they were underwater for about 10 minutes.

A bystander conducted CPR, ATCEMS said. Medics then arrived and continued CPR.

Around 8:20 p.m., ATCEMS said medics and Lake Travis Fire and Rescue crews obtained a return of pulse on the person.

STAR Flight airlifted the person to Dell Seton Medical Center in a critical, life-threatening condition.

The victim died July 6 in the hospital. The Travis County Sheriff's Office is conducting a customary investigation into the death, but it was not a criminal incident, the office said.

This is the third deceased person case on Lake Travis this year.


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