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California man dies in waters off Maui

KAANAPALI, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - -

An 80-year-old man from California died Thursday in waters off Kaanapali, according to Maui police.

Police said bystanders pulled James Sweeney, of Carlsbad, to the shore near Black Rock after they discovered him unresponsive in the waters. The bystanders performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation until first responders arrived on scene.

Despite continuing CPR, Sweeney died on scene.

An autopsy has been ordered to determine his official cause of death.

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