CAROLINA BEACH, NC - An Alamance County woman drowned at Carolina Beach last Friday, prompting an investigation.

Diane Wilson Currie, a 55-year-old from Graham, was found to have drowned at a strand of beach near Pelican Lane beach access around 10:45 p.m. after police received reports that a woman wasn't breathing. First responders tried CPR on Currie.

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Witnesses told authorities Currie was in the surf near the beach strand and was pulled from the ocean. She was taken to New Hanover Medical Center and died on Saturday.

Hettinger said the State Medical Examiner’s Office will make an official determination into Currie’s death.

No foul play is suspected at this time.