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Drowning on the Big Island

BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - The lifeless body of a man was pulled from the waters off Puu Maile on the Big Island Monday, according to Big Island fire department officials.

Bystanders called for help after seeing a swimmer in distress and waving for help.

A helicopter was used to spot the victim and his body was retrieved from the ocean floor.

Attempts at resuscitation were unsuccessful.

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