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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. Continue reading Squaxin Geoduck Diver Dies near Fox Island

Update: Beginner Diver Dies near Hoodsport

sheriff patchOn Sunday March 22, 2015 at approximately 9:51 AM, MACECOM 911 Dispatch received a call that a scuba diver was pulling another diver toward the Hoodsport dock and shouting for someone to call 911.

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Unconscious Diver near Hoodsport

Embedded image permalinkEmergency personnel were unable to revive an unconscious diver near Hoodsport Sunday morning. Mason County Sheriff’s Deputies and emergency medical personnel responded to the call of an unresponsive diver about 10 AM. The Sheriff’s Office is investigating. No other details have been released.

Unconscious Diver Airlifted to Harborview

Embedded image permalinkA 50-year-old woman was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after becoming unconscious during the assent of a dive in the Hoodsport area Sunday. The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident that was reported about 12 PM. No other details have been released.