Diver dies during lobster mini-season

POMPANO BEACH, FL (WFLX0 - Pompano Beach Fire Rescue responded to a report of an unconscious diver being brought in to the Hillsboro Inlet by boat Wednesday morning.

The diver, who has not yet been identified, was a 22-year-old man on a professional dive boat diving for lobster in 40 feet of water.

The man was transferred to a Sea Tow boat and brought to Pompano Beach Fire Rescue crews who were waiting at the Hillsboro Inlet Marina.

Pompano Beach Fire Rescue Public Information Officer Sandra King said paramedics performed CPR and advanced life support procedures on the man and transported him to Broward Health North, where he was pronounced dead.

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