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Florida golfer, 71, drowns when cart goes into pond

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A 71-year-old woman drowned on a golf course when the cart she was driving plunged into a water hazard.

Margaret Scott of Park Ridge, Ill., did not know how to swim and the cart sank quickly at The Landings Yacht Golf & Tennis Club.

She was golfing with her husband when she lost control of the electric cart on a steep slope Thursday.

Six people tried to rescue her by jumping into the 30-foot-deep water, but the cart had settled to the bottom and no one could reach her.