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Australian visitor apparently drowns while snorkeling off Kauai

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ANINI, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A 70-year-old visitor from Australia apparently drowned Thursday afternoon while snorkeling in waters off Anini Beach.

Swimmers called 911 after seeing the man floating face down in the water about 20 feet from the shoreline.

Bystanders brought the unresponsive man to shore and began CPR. First responders were unable to resuscitate the victim.

An autopsy is pending.

This is Kauai’s fifth drowning of 2016.  

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