Man dies after night dive in Hilo

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A man is dead after a night dive at Onekahakaha Beach Park in Hilo.

It happened after 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Several people went night diving off shore of Onekahakaha Beach Park. One of the men reported having problems breathing. A friend helped him to go toward the shore when he became unresponsive in shallow waters. 

That’s when the fire department found him and took him to the fire department medic.

He was taken to Hilo Medical Center in critical condition where he later died.

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