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Montana man drowns off Kona

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A 68-year-old Montana man apparently drowned in waters off Kona.

Hawaii County police identified the man as Edward Woyciehowicz of Missoula, Mont.

Police said a lifeguard saw a man floating off Kahaluu Beach Park just before noon Tuesday.

The lifeguard pulled him out of the water and began cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Fire personnel arrived and continued administering CPR.

He was taken to the Kona Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

No foul play is suspected. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.

 

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