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Swimmer dies after going missing on Lake Travis

Despite CPR efforts from first responders, the swimmer did not survive, rescuers said.

AUSTIN, Texas — A swimmer died on Wednesday afternoon after being pulled from the water at Lake Travis.

Around 2:40 p.m., Lake Travis Fire Rescue (LTFR) said its crews, along with the Austin Fire Department, responded to a missing swimmer in Lake Travis near Bob Wentz Park.

Rescuers located the swimmer and pulled them from the water to conduct CPR.

Around 3:40 p.m., LTFR said that despite CPR efforts from fire responders, the swimmer did not survive.

No other information is available at this time.


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