UPDATE: Woman found unresponsive in James River dies after rescue

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UPDATE 7:20 p.m.: The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) reports that the woman overturned in a kayak and was later pronounced dead.

Officials are in the process of notifying next of kin and are not releasing any more information at this time.

(WFXR) — According to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF), a woman was rescued from the James River near Balcony Falls and found unresponsive.

She is being transported to the hospital at this time.

WFXR will work to bring you updates as this story develops.

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