Posted by AADIVER on December 10, 2004 at 17:25:54:
In Reply to: Double Cave Diving Fatality in Mexico posted by JR Gordon on December 10, 2004 at 11:56:22:
Here's a rough translation of the fatalities from a Mexican newspaper:
TULUM, SOLIDARITY, 9 OF DECEMBER.- Two divers died for decompression al edge of the half a day of yesterday Thursday, minutes after to have entered to swim in a well that is found located in the edge of the highway Tulum-Cobá, the tragic facts come to add a long divers deaths list under the same conditions.
Although the representatives of the assistant Directorship of Civil Protection, they did appearance in the well “Calinda Kin-Ha”, to save the life of the divers, already nothing they could do since the divers already had passed to better life floating in the entrance of the cavern after to have swum by long while in the subterranean rivers.
A report of the corresponding authority, indicates that al to arrive al place of the facts had in sight two people without life, which responded to the names of Mike Nast, native of Pensilvania and even the hour of their death included 42 years of age, the other occioso responded al name of Kent Hirsch native of the same place and included 46 years age.
The corresponding authorities indicate that the tourists passed away for broncoaspiración by immersion and they were found lodged in the hotel Villages of the Rose you Venture Akumal.
Subject to al I arrive of the authorities, the divers already had been rescued for the guide of name Gary Lorey, nevertheless already they had died, in the place of the facts the ministerial authorities were presented and they gave faith of the facts being transferred the bodies without life to acquaintance funeraria of Beach of the Carmen.
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