Man dies after diving near Rhode Island state park
Jul. 17, 2017
JAMESTOWN, R.I. (AP) — Officials say a man has died after diving in the water around a Rhode Island state park.
The Coast Guard says the man was reported in distress close to Beavertail State Park around 1 p.m. Sunday.
First responders picked up the man from the diving boat and brought him to shore. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
The man's identity has not been released pending notice of next of kin.
The cause of death is still under investigation.