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Visitor From China Dies, Pulled from Twin Falls on April 17

May 5, 2016, 11:05 AM HST
* Updated May 6, 9:06 AM
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A female visitor from China who suffered injuries in an accident reported on April 17, 2016, has since died, according to Maui police.

Police say 21-year-old Mei Jun Huang was pronounced dead at the Maui Memorial Medical Center on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. The case has been classified as a miscellaneous accident.

Firefighters responded to the report at 2:31 p.m. and arrived at 2:51 p.m. on Sunday, April 17, 2016, to find bystanders performing CPR on the 21-year-old woman.

Bystanders searching the pond for the missing woman, found her submerged under water, below a waterfall, about a couple hundred yards mauka of the Hāna Highway.

Firefighters say the woman was unresponsive and without a pulse when bystanders began CPR.

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Fire crews and paramedics took over life-saving efforts and carried the woman back to Hāna Highway after she regained vital signs.

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The woman was transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center in critical condition.

Authorities say the woman was swimming at the pond with her husband when the accident occurred.

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