Swimmer dead after being airlifted from Prettyboy Reservoir

An adult has died after suffering from a cardiac arrest after being pulled from Prettyboy Reservoir in Baltimore County, Baltimore Environmental Police confirmed Sunday.

Members of the Baltimore County Fire Department received a call about a possible drowning at the dam at 1:46 p.m.

When they arrived, others had pulled the adult, who had been swimming at the base of the dam, from the water, said Fire Department Cpl. Tim Rostkowski. The victim was resuscitated and then taken by a Maryland State Police helicopter to Maryland Shock Trauma.

The victim, who was not identified, died Saturday night, police said.

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