Visitor From China Dies, Pulled from Twin Falls on April 17
A female visitor from China who suffered injuries in an accident reported on April 17, 2016, has since died, according to Maui police.
Police say 21-year-old Mei Jun Huang was pronounced dead at the Maui Memorial Medical Center on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. The case has been classified as a miscellaneous accident.
Firefighters responded to the report at 2:31 p.m. and arrived at 2:51 p.m. on Sunday, April 17, 2016, to find bystanders performing CPR on the 21-year-old woman.
Bystanders searching the pond for the missing woman, found her submerged under water, below a waterfall, about a couple hundred yards mauka of the Hāna Highway.
Firefighters say the woman was unresponsive and without a pulse when bystanders began CPR.
Fire crews and paramedics took over life-saving efforts and carried the woman back to Hāna Highway after she regained vital signs.
The woman was transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center in critical condition.
Authorities say the woman was swimming at the pond with her husband when the accident occurred.