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California man drowns off Kauai's Shipwreck Beach

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A visitor from Porter Ranch, Calif., apparently drowned Saturday afternoon off Shipwreck Beach on Kauai.

The 60-year-old was pulled from the water and later pronounced dead after being taken to Wilcox Hospital.

Shortly before 1:30 p.m. the man encountered a difficulty while swimming in the waters off Poipu.

Bystanders pulled the victim to shore and performed CPR before lifeguards and firefighters arrived and took over.

The victim has not yet been identified.

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