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Pennsylvania man, 73, dead after snorkeling off Maui

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 08:09 p.m. HST, Jun 08, 2014

A 73-year-old visitor from Pennsylvania died Sunday during a guided snorkeling activity off Wailea Point in Kihei.

According to Maui police, John Ready of Hatboro, Penn., was found floating about 100 yards from shore around 12:15 p.m. CPR was performed on Ready until first responders brought him to shore.

Ready was transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Police said Ready was a passenger on a Pacific Whale Foundation cruise boat and was snorkeling at the time of the incident.

The cause of death is unknown pending the results of an autopsy.

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kiragirl wrote:
All ocean activities should be regulated as there are many companies that are irresponsible and only concerned about making money.
on June 8,2014 | 10:51PM
Anonymous wrote:
Pacific Whale Foundation has had collisions with whales too - they are irresponsible, but people get sucked into the name "Ooh, 'Whale Foundation', they must be legit."
on June 9,2014 | 08:00AM
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