One Woman Dead, Swept out to Sea ~ Two Rescued in Separate Provincetown Incident

Woman was reportedly swept out to sea in rough surf in Provincetown - Two rescued as boat runs aground
Two people were rescued from a boat which ran aground off Race Point in rough surf. Photo by David Curran.

Woman's body recovered in Hatches Harbor, Provincetown

Two people rescued from a boat which ran aground off Race Point in rough surf

PROVINCETOWN - According to emergency broadcast reports, one woman is dead and two others rescued in separate water incidents off Race Point in Provincetown, Massachusetts Sunday (11-03-13) morning.

In the first incident, a woman who was swept into heavy surf at Race Point Beach in Provincetown has been identified as Donna L Pawlowski, 51, of Rexford, NY. She was reportedly wept off the beach apparently by a rip tide in heavy surf at Race Point this morning, according to Provincetown police. Her body was reportedly recovered near Hatches Harbor following a water search by Provincetown firefighters and the Coast Guard.

In a separate incident Sunday morning, two people were rescued from a 32-foot cabin cruiser from Fairhaven which ran aground off Race Point in rough surf. They were not injured. State Police detectives from the Cape Cod and Islands District Attorney’s Office have been requested by Provincetown Police to assist with the investigation in the woman’s body that was recovered. The medical examiner was also requested to the scene.

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