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Update: Man pulled from waters off Pupukea pronounced dead

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[Update:]

The man pulled from waters between Waimea Bay and Three Tables beach has been pronounced dead.

Officials say the man was picking opihi before a wave crashed on the rocks and swept him away.

The victim was unconscious when he was brought to shore.

[Original:]

A man is in critical condition after he was pulled from waters off Pupukea Sunday afternoon.

Fire officials responded to the area known as "3 Tables Beach" at around 2:43 p.m. after receiving reports of a swimmer in distress. Lifeguards pulled the man estimated to be in his 60's to shore and performed CPR until EMS arrived. 

EMS transported the man to Wahiawa General Hospital in critical condition.

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