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Woman rescued from water off Little Presque Isle dies, is identified

Aug 08, 2020 11:12AM ● By Editor
Little Presque Isle, Marquette MI  Photo: WLUC-TV

By Catherine Lightfoot of WLUC-TV - August 7, 2020

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE: A Kentucky woman died at the hospital Friday morning after being pulled from Lake Superior Thursday afternoon.

The Michigan State Police say 42-year-old Yookyung Leemazzoni, from Lexington, Ky., was snorkeling with her family around 2:50 p.m. Thursday. She went under and didn’t come back up.

According to police, witnesses reported she was under water for about five minutes before other beach-goers found her. A nurse who was at the beach gave her CPR before first responders arrived.

The woman was taken to UP Health System-Marquette. Police said the woman died in the intensive care unit. 

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