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California man apparently drowns while snorkeling off Kauai

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POIPU, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A 64-year-old visitor from California apparently drowned Friday while snorkeling in waters off Waiohai Beach.

A bystander brought the man to shore, after spotting him floating face down 75 yards from the shoreline about 4:10 p.m.

Lifeguards performed CPR on the victim until medics arrived on scene and took over. 

The man was transported to Wilcox Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.  

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