(CBS4) – Officials have identified the 30-year-old woman who drowned while she was paddleboarding over the weekend at Chatfield State Park. Mireille Audet was reported missing on Sunday afternoon after she was pushed by strong winds across Chatfield Reservoir.
South Metro Fire Rescue used three boats with sonar equipment to try to locate her body, and eventually it was found.READ MORE: 2 Injured In Shooting Outside Rocky Mountain National Park At Estes Park Entrance
“State Park Rangers were on a ranger boat using sonar almost immediately after the incident it occurred,” spokesman Eric Hurst said.READ MORE: Colorado Death: Third Inmate Killed In New Spate Of Federal Prison Violence
The strong winds started blowing through the Denver metro area on Sunday afternoon.
“There was another paddleboard that was being pushed by the wind across the lake, thankfully that person was able to hold on to their paddleboard and they made it safely to shore,” he said.MORE NEWS: 'This Is Offering Them Shelter For The Night': City Of Northglenn Converts Old Rec Center Into Winter Housing For Homeless
Red Flag Warnings were in effect for the area at the time distress calls starting coming in.