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Utah visitor dies after night diving in Kona

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 10:07 a.m. HST, Mar 04, 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. 

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cojef wrote:
Tourists should stay indoors at night, safer all the way around. You got know the area very well to do any night diving. Foolish to attempt any night excursions at 62 years of age.
on March 4,2013 | 02:07PM
W_Williams wrote:
Well, I guess I should quit work and never travel again. I'm almost 63.
on March 4,2013 | 03:22PM
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