Washington visitor dies in apparent drowning off Maui

Washington visitor dies in apparent drowning off Maui

KAHANA, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 66-year-old man from Washington state died Thursday after an apparent drowning off Maui, according to fire officials.

Emergency crews responded around 2:15 p.m. to the beach near the Kuleana Resort where two bystanders were trying to revive the man who was lying on a surfboard.

Despite lifesaving measures, the victim died at the scene.

The bystanders said the man was having trouble in the water before he went unconscious.

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