Visitor dies off Lana’i waters while snorkeling

On 12/30/14 Sandra Jordan (65), of Sidney, British Colombia was on a snorkeling boat trip with family. At about 10:20 a.m. Jordan was observed in distress while snorkeling within the Manele Boat Harbor, Lanai.

Jordan was assisted back to the boat, however became unresponsive, with her head above water. Upon being pulled onto the boat, crew members initiated cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

Medics and Fire personnel met the boat at the Manele Boat Harbor docks, Lanai and took over life saving measures. Jordan was transported to the Lanai Community Hospital.

Despite all life saving measures Jordan died.

There is no further information at this time, autopsy is pending.

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