POSTED: 3:47 p.m. HST, Apr 30, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 4:37 a.m. HST, May 1, 2013
A 78-year-old swimmer died Tuesday afternoon after being pulled from the water at Ala Moana Beach Park, Emergency Medical Services said.
EMS said the man had apparently been swimming and experienced trouble, EMS said.
Another person pulled him to shore, and lifeguards pulled him out of the water at about 2:45 p.m. and began CPR.
EMS and fire personnel arrived and EMS took over treatment. They brought the patient in extremely critical condition to a hospital, where he later died.