Scuba diver dies in Jackson County

Scuba diver dies in Jackson County

A 54-year-old woman who was participating in scuba diving exercises at the Wazee Lake Recreational Area in the Town of Brockway died on Saturday.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office was called for an unresponsive scuba diver on June 27 at about 11:30 a.m.

The woman was brought to the surface where life-saving efforts began. She was taken to a nearby medical facility where she was pronounced dead. The name of the woman is being withheld pending family notification.

The Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the incident.