California girl, 77, dies after snorkeling accident in Hawaii

A 77-year-old California girl died whereas snorkeling in Kauai this week, changing into the second Californian to lose their life on the fashionable Hawaiian island this month, officers mentioned.

Judith Bailey was pulled from the water at Poipu Seaside Park on Monday when, in accordance with Kauai Police, lifeguards noticed her in misery in a lagoon space.

She was acutely aware and alert when paramedics arrived, however she later handed away at Wilcox Medical Heart in Lihue, police mentioned. Post-mortem outcomes are nonetheless pending.

Undated picture of Poipu Seaside in Kauai. (Po‘ipū Seaside Basis)

It was not instantly identified the place in California Bailey lived. Volunteer grief counselors on the island assisted the household, police mentioned.

“We’re saddened to report this demise of one other customer,” mentioned Captain Kennison Nagahisa with Kauai Police. “We remind the general public to concentrate on your environment and your skills within the water.”

On June 9, Lucas Ivor, 37, additionally from California, died whereas swimming off Tunnels Seaside on Kauai’s North Shore.

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