Washington woman dies in waters off Maui

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A visitor from Washington State has died in waters off Maui.

The Maui Police Department says it happened at around 9:34 a.m. Tuesday off Ulua Beach, at 3572 Wailea Alanui Drive in Kihei.

Betty Colleen Drexler, 63, of Allyn, Wash., was spotted floating on the surface unresponsive.

She was pulled from the water by beach goers and given cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Emergency response crews took over CPR, but Drexler was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her cause of death is pending an autopsy.

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