Kentucky woman drowns Sunday in Garden City

A Kentucky woman died Sunday morning after being pulled from the ocean, a coroner said.

Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard said Laurie Davison, 52, from Lexington, Ky., was pulled from the ocean in Garden City.

Davison was pronounced dead at Waccamaw Community Hospital at 10:12 a.m. Sunday. Her cause of death is asphyxiation due to drowning, Willard said.

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