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Woman dies while snorkeling off Pohoiki Beach

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PUNA, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A woman died Tuesday while snorkeling at Pohoiki Beach on Tuesday afternoon, Hawaii Island police said.

Police responded to a report of an unresponsive woman at around 4 p.m.

Firefighters and paramedics performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation on the woman, but were unsuccessful.

The woman’s identity is being withheld pending next-of-kin notification.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine her exact cause of death.

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