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Woman drowns after swimming on unguarded beach

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ISLAND BEACH STATE PARK -

A woman from Cliffside Park has drowned after swimming on an unguarded beach on Island Beach State Park on the 4th of July.

Isabel Alverio, 66, was in the water when family members and other park visitors saw she was in distress and pulled her to shore.

Rescue crews began performing CPR.

Alverio was taken to Community Medical Center in Toms River, where she later died.

Alverio was one of three people who died Wednesday in the waters in Ocean County, a Stafford man and Pennsylvania man also died in separate incidents.

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