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Man found unresponsive
WAILUA — A male visitor from Canada was pronounced dead after being found unresponsive in shallow waters off Lydgate Beach Park in Wailua on Monday.
He has been identified as 68-year-old Samuel Pinkas.
According to reports, the man was snorkeling when he was found unresponsive about 3:30 p.m.
He was brought to shore where lifeguards immediately administered CPR and applied an AED.
Firefighters and medics soon arrived and continued attempts to resuscitate the man. He was transported to Wilcox Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Volunteers from Life’s Bridges, a grief-counseling service, are assisting the man’s family.
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