A 53-year-old Englewood, Florida man died after being removed from the water during a snorkel trip in the Lower Keys Tuesday.

74-Year-Old Florida Man Dies While Snorkeling

A 74-year-old Florida man died Monday after losing consciousness in the water while snorkeling off Key Largo.

A 74-year-old Florida man died Monday after losing consciousness in the water while snorkeling off Key Largo.

Howard Bernard Tarlow, 74, of Fernandina Beach, was with Sundiver Snorkel Tours on the White Banks Dry Rocks reef when he lost consciousness in the water at approximately 12:49 p.m.on Monday.

Deputies say the boat crew began CPR immediately and brought him ashore at Homeowners Park to waiting paramedics. He was then taken to Mariners Hospital in Tavernier where he was pronounced dead.

In the news: 19-Year-Old Florida Man Charged With Murder After Drug Deal Goes Wrong

Foul play is not expected to be a factor in the incident, but autopsy results are pending.

Visit Tampafp.com for PoliticsSports, and National Headlines. Support journalism by clicking here to our GiveSendGo or sign up for our free newsletter by clicking here

Android Users, Click Here To Download The Free Press App And Never Miss A Story. Follow Us On Facebook Here Or Twitter Here.

Copyright 2022 The Free Press, LLC, tampafp.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Advertisement

Login To Facebook From Your Browser To Leave A Comment