A kayaker found floating in Great Pond in Kingston on Saturday has been identified as a Plaistow woman.

The State Police Marine Patrol said Mary Poirier, 60 was found unresponsive in water at the lake, also known as Kingston Pond, inside Kingston State Park off Route 111 just before noon. Good Samaritans were trying to move Poirier, who was wearing a life jacket, to the shore and were administering CPR.

Poirier was taken by ambulance to Exeter Hospital where she died on Sunday, according to state police officials.

The incident is under investigation. Witnesses are asked to call 603-227-2114.

Contact reporter Dan Alexander at Dan.Alexander@townsquaremedia.com or via Twitter @DanAlexanderNH

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