Woman drowns during swim off Clearwater Beach - FOX 13 News

Woman drowns during swim off Clearwater Beach

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CLEARWATER (FOX 13) -

A woman out for a swim off Clearwater Beach lost her life Monday night.

The drowning happened near the Palm Pavilion around 7:30 p.m.

According to Clearwater police, the woman and her husband were swimming in the Gulf when the husband noticed the current was getting stronger, and returned to shore.

The woman did not make it back.

A Clearwater Fire Rescue boat found her body about 100 yards offshore.

She was taken to Morton Plant Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police have not released her identity.

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