Snorkeler dies after Hanauma Bay rescue

Hanauma Bay
Hanauma Bay

A snorkeler who encountered trouble in waters off Hanauma Bay Wednesday morning has died.

At 10:20 a.m., Emergency Medical Services officials say the woman, who was in her 80s, was snorkeling 40 yards offshore when lifeguards spotted her, brought her to shore and administered CPR.

Paramedics eventually took over and rushed her to the hospital in critical condition. She died a few hours later.

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