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Texas Man Dies, Pulled Unresponsive from West Maui Waters

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

A Texas man, pulled unresponsive from West Maui waters on Wednesday morning, has died.

Police were called to the beach area fronting 2605 Kāʻanapali Parkway at around 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021, for a report of an unresponsive male snorkeler found in the water.

Upon arrival, life saving measures were being performed by first responder personnel; however, those measures proved unsuccessful.

The victim has since been identified as Alan Cotter, 59, of Coppell, Texas.

A preliminary investigation reveals no signs of foul play and an autopsy has been scheduled.

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