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Woman dies after rescue team finds her in American River near Auburn

Woman dies after rescue team finds her in American River near Auburn

A woman died shortly after being pulled from the American River on Sunday afternoon, according to the California Department of State Parks. Authorities said multiple agencies responded to a call for a water rescue near the confluence of the North Fork and Middle Fork of the American River near Auburn. The woman who was missing in the water was found and lifeguards attempted to give her medical help, but she succumbed to her injuries, California State Parks said.

A woman died shortly after being pulled from the American River on Sunday afternoon, according to the California Department of State Parks.

Authorities said multiple agencies responded to a call for a water rescue near the confluence of the North Fork and Middle Fork of the American River near Auburn.

The woman who was missing in the water was found and lifeguards attempted to give her medical help, but she succumbed to her injuries, California State Parks said.