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Woman Dies At Hardy Lake

Last updated on Monday, July 29, 2013

(SCOTT COUNTY) - Indiana Conservation Officers are conducting a death investigation after a woman was found unresponsive at Hardy Lake in Scott County early Saturday morning.

Officers were called to the lake, which is near Scottsburg, shortly before 1 a.m. after receiving reports a female who was unresponsive in the water.

The woman was transported by boat to shore where First Aid and CPR were rendered, through efforts were unsuccessful, officers say.

A preliminary investigation by Indiana Conservation Officers has revealed the woman was not wearing a life jacket when she entered the water from a boat before she became unresponsive. Officers say the boat was occupied by a male.

Alcohol is believed to have been a factor. Officers say no foul play is suspected.

The cause of death and toxicology are pending, following an autopsy Saturday morning.

The names of the victim and those involved are being withheld, pending notifica

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