Woman dies after being found unresponsive on Smith Lake

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CRANE HILL, Ala. (WIAT) —  A 64-year-old woman died at UAB hospital after being found unresponsive on Smith Lake Friday afternoon, according to the Cullman County coroner.

The woman was identified as 64-year-old Charmaine Howell from Crane Hill.

According to the Crane Hill Fire Department, Howell’s family reported that she had been swimming on the lake earlier.

Loved ones attempted CPR until first responders arrived to transport her to Cullman Regional Hospital.

Howell died after being flown to UAB.

A medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

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