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Canadian man nearly drowns off Maui after falling while windsurfing

A 68-year-old man from Toronto was in critical condition today after he was pulled unresponsive from waters fronting the Veterans of Foreign Wars hall on Uluniu Road in Kihei.

The incident was reported at 3:47 p.m.

According to firefighters, the man became separated from his board after he fell while windsurfing. A family member went to meet the man further down the shoreline and saw him floating face down about 70 yards from shore. Witnesses brought the man to shore and initiated CPR.

Police officers continued CPR on the man until firefighters and Emergency Medical Services personnel arrived. The man was transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center.

The man is a part-time Maui resident.

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