Montco man dies snorkeling in Hawaii

A Montgomery County man has died while snorkeling near Maui, Hawaii.

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports that 73-year-old John Ready, of Hatboro, was found floating off the shore on Sunday afternoon.

He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. An autopsy is being conducted to determine how he died.

Maui police told the newspaper that Ready had been a passenger on a Pacific Whale Foundation cruise and was taking part in a guided snorkeling activity off Wailea Point.

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