Local Woman Drowns In Rondout Creek

(Rosendale, NY)--The Ulster County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent drowning in the Rondout Creek.

Town of Rosendale Police say it happened Saturday afternoon on the creek near Webster Lock Road.Responding officers, Bloomington Fire Department volunteers and Mobile Life Support Services attempted to administer lifesaving measures to 44 year old Barbara Klueber of Rosendale, who had been seen swimming in the creek. The St Remy Fire Department responded with specialized equipment and assisted at the scene.Police say the “preliminary investigation suggests Ms. Klueber accidentally drowned.”

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