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Visitor dies after snorkeling on Kauai

POIPU, Kauai (KHNL) - A 73-year-old visitor from York, Pennsylvania died after snorkeling on Kauai. 

According to witnesses, the man had been snorkeling in front of the Lawai Beach Resort at around 9:38 AM. 

A surfer in the area brought the man to shore after noticing that he was in distress. Moments later, the man collapsed.

A bystander performed CPR on the man until fire fighters from the Koloa station arrived and took over.

Medics continued CPR on the man en route to Wilcox Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine cause of death.

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