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Scuba diver who drowned in Pearl Harbor waters identified

PEARL HARBOR (HawaiiNewsNow) - A scuba diver who drowned in waters off Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam has been identified.

The Medical Examiner's Office has identified the man as 41-year-old Jeffrey Barbieto of Kaneohe.

Coast Guard rescue crews retrieved Barbieto Tuesday afternoon while he was performing a commercial dive operation for Hukilau Foods Inc.

The Coast Guard got Barbieto into a hyperbaric chamber on board its rescue boat.

Barbieto was transported to the Pali Momi Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Coast Guard Sector officials are investigating the incident.

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