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Elizabeth Girl, 12, Drowns at Sandy Hook Beach

By kcora on
Elizabeth Sandy Hook

Authorities have released the identity of the 12-year-old girl from Elizabeth, who died after being pulled from Sandy Hook Beach.

According to authorities, Sunday around 5:50 p.m. Bianca Palma was pulled out of the water in the Beach E section of the beach by lifeguards just before they went off duty.

Bianca who was reportedly with swimming with her brother apparently got pulled under the water. Lifeguards rescued her, immediately performed CPR on her and managed to restart her breathing.

She was then transported to Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch.

Bianca however, succumbed at the hospital Monday morning.