Woman drowns in ocean off Ormond Beach

File photo. (WJXT)

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. – A woman drowned in the ocean Monday off Volusia County, officials said.

Lifeguards said the woman was spotted in the water in an unguarded stretch in Ormond Beach.

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Bystanders pulled the woman to shore and performed CPR, but the woman was pronounced dead at a hospital, officials said.

Witnesses said they never saw the woman struggling in the water and didn’t find her until she was facedown.

No other details have been released.

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