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New York Man Dies While Swimming in Vermont’s Crystal Lake

Police said the cause of death is suspected to be the result of a medical event, but is pending the results of an autopsy

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Vermont State Police say a New York man has died while swimming in Crystal Lake in Barton. 

Police say 41-year-old Seth Parent, of New Windsor, was swimming with a family member on Thursday night when he started having what appeared to be a medical event. He was taken to shore, but was unresponsive.

The family member and bystanders fishing nearby called 911 and initiated CPR. Parent was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police said the cause of death is suspected to be the result of a medical event, but is pending the results of an autopsy.

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