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Virginia man dies snorkeling off of Maui

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KIHEI, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A Virginia man was pronounced dead this afternoon on a boat heading towards Maalea Harbor. 

The Coast Guard was called in at 12:13 p.m. in regards to an unresponsive male.

The man is identified as 39-year-old Dan Tuma.

Authorities say he was snorkeling with a family member when he had difficulty breathing.

CPR was administered when he became unresponsive but despite the life-saving efforts, Tuma passed away.

Cause of death and an official autopsy are still pending.



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