PYMATUMING (KDKA) – Police believe a woman was trying to save her dogs, when she fell through the ice of a Mercer County lake, and drowned.

Pymatuming police say 56-year-old Jean Black fell through the ice near Shenango Reservoir Association Campground in Pymatuning.

Black was from Hubbard, Ohio, and was last seen walking her dogs in the area Wednesday.

Police say a park ranger spotted her car off West Lake Road and notified officials.

Firefighter from Transfer and Jamestown were called in, and recovered her body.

Police believe Black accidentally drowned.

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