POSTED: 10:07 a.m. HST, Mar 4, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 10:07 a.m. HST, Mar 4, 2013
An autopsy will be performed to determine how a 62-year-old visitor from Utah died Friday while night diving in waters off Keahole Point in Kona.
Carolanne Perry of West Valley City, Utah, had been night diving when she experienced difficulty swimming at 8 p.m. She was assisted back to the boat, where cardio-pulmonary resuscitation efforts began.
Emergency Medical Services personnel took Perry to Kona Community Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 8:54 p.m.