WASHINGTON — A woman is dead after rescued from the Potomac River Monday evening.
According to DC Fire and EMS, crews responded to the Potomac River in the 3100 block of K Street, Northwest on Monday evening just after 5 p.m. for a water rescue of a woman who was reported in the water and in "distress."
Officials were able to pull the woman from the water and transport her to a nearby hospital, where she later died.
The woman was later identified by officials as 31-year-old Yulia Vasylkevych, of W. Jefferson, Ohio.
DC Fire and EMS officials are working with authorities to investigate Vasylkevych's official cause of death, as they say, the case is now a death investigation.
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