GALVESTON

A 77-year-old woman died Wednesday by accidentally drowning in her pool, Galveston police said. 

Authorities were called to the scene at 12:24 p.m. Wednesday, said Capt. Joshua Schirard, spokesman for the Galveston Police Department.

The woman, who has been identified as Mary Crayton, drowned in a pool near 29th Street and Avenue O, Schirard said.

Samantha Ketterer: 409-683-5241; samantha.ketterer@galvnews.com or on Twitter at @sam_kett 

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