Posted: Feb 23, 2013 12:21 PM by ASSOCIATED PRESS
CARMEL, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say two scuba divers have died while diving off the coast of Monterey County.
Calfire spokesman Daniel Berlant says emergency crews were sent to Point Lobos State Reserve around 2:45 p.m. Friday where they found lifeguards performing CPR on one of the divers.
Lifeguards and firefighters got in a boat and found the second diver floating just offshore.
CPR was also performed on the second diver, but both divers were pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital.
The names or additional details about the victims have not been released, but authorities say one was a male and one was a female.
The reserve where the divers died is a popular diving area about four miles south of Carmel.
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