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Texas Man Pulled From Waters at Puʻu Kekaʻa, “Black Rock”

July 18, 2016, 11:43 PM HST
* Updated July 19, 12:04 AM
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Puʻu Kekaʻa "Black Rock". File photo by Wendy Osher.

Puʻu Kekaʻa “Black Rock”. File photo by Wendy Osher.

A 67-year-old Texas man was pulled from waters at Puʻu Kekaʻa or “Black Rock” in Kāʻanapali after he was found unresponsive on the ocean floor at around 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 18, 2016.

Maui police say the man was brought to shore and CPR was administered.

Efforts to revive the man by beach-goers and emergency personnel were unsuccessful and the man was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police reports.

Police said the victim was identified by his wife as Samuel Williams, 67, of Texas.

Police say there were no signs of foul play or witnesses to the accident.

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The cause of death is unknown at this time.

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