Hull: Woman Dies In Scuba Incident Off Nantasket Beach

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One woman has died after scuba diving off Nantasket Beach Sunday afternoon.

The Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office says that State Police and Hull Fire were called to the beach shortly after 1 p.m. after receiving calls about a swimmer in distress.

Upon arrival they found the victim, identified as 67-year-old Nancy Siegel of Dedham, who had been pulled from the ocean.

Troopers began performing lifesaving measures and she was transported to South Shore Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

The District Attorney’s Office says Siegel was a certified scuba diver and was at the beach with a group.

Siegel’s equipment was removed from the water and is being examined.

At this time no cause of death has been determined and the incident remains under investigation.

 


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Dan McCready is a South Shore native who’s happy to be back working in his home region. After graduating from Catholic Memorial High School, GO KNIGHTS! Dan attended Suffolk University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Communications. After college Dan worked as a standup comic and actor appearing in several theatrical productions, independent films, and worked as a background extra in films and TV shows including Fever Pitch, Underdog, and Brotherhood while also working as a weekend overnight DJ on Easy 99.1. Eventually Dan began covering the Boston entertainment scene for Production Live Online and, after being bit by the journalism bug, decided to further his studies at Northeastern University, where he earned his master's degree. Since that time Dan has worked across many media platforms for organizations including the Patriot Ledger, Cape Cod Broadcasting, and 1420 WBSM in New Bedford. Dan is currently residing in Milton and enjoys hanging out with friends, candlepin bowling, playing video games, and making videos for his fledgling YouTube Channel.