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Mitchell Police: Woman drowned in Cabela's pond

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The Mitchell Police Department says the woman found in the pond at Cabela's in Mitchell died from drowning.

An autopsy shows Jane Strong, 61, of rural Mitchell died of Asphyxia due to drowning. The incident happened August 9. Strong ended up in the Cabela's pond after her vehicle left the roadway and collided with several objects at a high rate of speed.

The Mitchell Police Department says it is apparent Strong suffered an unknown medical related event while she was driving during the accident. A witness claimed seeing Strong slumped over between the front seats of her vehicle as it veered off the road. Police say Strong had a history of having seizures.

Toxicology results indicate Strong was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs of abuse at the time of the incident.

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