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Diver dies in water off coast near Jupiter

Posted at 1:46 PM, Nov 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-25 13:46:56-05

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) - A diver was pronounced dead after being pulled from the water four miles off the coast of Jupiter.

The Palm Beach Post reports (http://pbpo.st/2gHd1PY) the man was pulled from the water Thursday morning by a Sea Tow employee and Jupiter officers began life-saving measures on the boat.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said he was taken to a nearby park where emergency responders tried to resuscitate him, then took him to a hospital.

Officials said he was pronounced dead at 11:18 a.m.

An investigation showed the diver had gotten sick and began to struggle once he entered the water.

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Information from: The Palm Beach (Fla.) Post, http://www.pbpost.com

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