AUSTIN, Texas — Editor's note: The related video was published in March 2020.
A person has died after an attempted water rescue in Lady Bird Lake, according to Austin-Travis County EMS (ATCEMS).
ATCEMS said it responded at approximately 6:30 p.m. on May 21 to the 10 block of East Avenue along Lady Bird Lake for reports of a swimmer who went underwater and did not resurface.
By 6:56 p.m., ATCEMS tweeted that rescue crews had located the person, recovered them from the water and were performing CPR on them.
At 7:16 p.m., ATCEMS tweeted that the swimmer had died.
No further information was immediately available.
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