ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — Lifeguards in Volusia County said a woman died after she was pulled from the ocean Monday afternoon.
READ: Surfer bit by shark in New Smyrna Beach
The drowning occurred around 1:30 p.m. at at 187 South The Beach in Ormond Beach near Garnada.
Officials said no one saw her go under in the water before she was seen floating face down and lifeguards were alerted.
>>> STREAM CHANNEL 9 EYEWITNESS NEWS LIVE <<<
The woman was unresponsive as members of Volusia County Beach Safety performed CRP to try and save her life.
WATCH: Motorcyclist crashes while trying to cross raising drawbridge in Daytona Beach
She was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead, lifeguards said.
There is no lifeguard tower in the area where the woman drowned.
WATCH: Spring breakers arrive in Volusia County as bikers leave town
Lifeguards advise to always swim in front of an occupied tower to help ensure your safety.
The identity of the woman was not released.
Click here to download the free WFTV news and weather apps, and click here to watch the latest news on your Smart TV.
©2022 Cox Media Group