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Hollywood FL diver dies

Discussion in 'Accidents and Incidents' started by DennisS, May 28, 2012.

  1. DennisS

    DennisS Marine Scientist

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    From Todays Sun Sentinel

    Hollywood scuba diver rushed to hospital dies
    By Tonya Alanez, Sun Sentinel
    3:07 p.m. EDT, May 28, 2012
    POMPANO BEACH—
    A female scuba diver died Monday after she was found unconscious about 116 feet under water and rushed to the hospital, authorities said.
    Robyn Spalter, 49, of Hollywood, died shortly before 9 a.m., Veda Coleman-Wright, a spokeswoman for the Broward Sheriff's Office said.
    U.S. Coast Guard for help at about 8:20 a.m., Coleman-Wright said.
    BSO's marine unit escorted the boat to Hillsboro Inlet where Pompano Beach Fire-Rescue then took over transporting Spalter to Broward Health North in Deerfield Beach, Coleman-Wright said.
    The death is under investigation.
     
  2. MMM

    MMM Giant Squid Staff Member

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    djtimmy77 Loggerhead Turtle

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