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Man dies after boat capsizes in waters off Kaneohe

  • KRYSTLE MARCELLUS / KMARCELLUS@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Kaneohe Marine Corps Base

A man died early Saturday morning after the boat he was in capsized in waters off Kaneohe Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

The Honolulu Fire Department responded to a report of a missing swimmer at 2:37 a.m. to learn that a 17-foot boat overturned with three men onboard near the north side of the Marine base.

Two of the men were able to swim back to shore and notify authorities, the fire department said.

Firefighters, Coast Guard, and military personnel began to search for the third man.

At 8:25 a.m., the man was found unconscious under 30 feet of water. He was not breathing and did not have a pulse, fire officials said.

The man was transported to the Marine base Waterfront Operations pier and then to a Federal Fire Department Paramedic Unit at 8:58 a.m.

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