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Doctor Pulled Unresponsive From Chatfield Reservoir After Storm Dies

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) - The woman pulled unresponsive from Chatfield Reservoir on Friday has died.

Hope Cassel, 45, was paddleboarding at the swim beach with her three sons around 1 p.m. Friday when a storm came up. Authorities found her unresponsive, wearing an uninflated life vest.

Hope Cassel
Hope Cassel (credit:

She was taken to the hospital and on life support until Monday morning when she passed.

According to her website, Cassel was board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology at a clinic in Parker, and moved to Colorado from Mississippi in 2006.


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