Squaxin Geoduck Diver Dies near Fox Island

A geoduck diver working on a commercial boat for the Squaxin Island Tribe died near Fox Island Tuesday. The 36-year-old man has been identified as Daniel Hall of Olympia.

Pierce County sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer says Hall was unresponsive when he was pulled from the water about 2 PM. Hall was located about 100 yards south of the Navy Surface Center area on Fox Island. CPR was attempted but Hall was confirmed dead when he arrived at St. Joseph Hospital in Tacoma.

The Coast Guard is investigating.