California man in critical condition after snorkeling off Salt Pond Beach

California man in critical condition after snorkeling off Salt Pond Beach

HANAPEPE, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A California man was hospitalized after having trouble breathing while snorkeling off Salt Pond Beach in Hanapepe Saturday night, Kauai county officials said.

Officials said bystanders pulled the 55-year-old man to shore and performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation before emergency personnel arrived on scene.

The man was taken to the Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital and later medevaced to the Queen's Medical Center in critical condition.

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