ISLAMORADA, Fla. — A 20-year-old man from Boynton Beach died following a snorkeling trip Friday off the Florida Keys, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.
Harry Jeanniton lost consciousness and was seen struggling just before 1:30 p.m. in the water on Aligator Reef off Islamorada, the sheriff's office said in a statement.
A good Samaritan was able to pick him up and take him toward a nearby marina but was met by the Coast Guard about halfway. Deputies say paramedics then took Jeanniton to a hospital in Tavernier, where he was pronounced dead.
Autopsy results are pending to determine an exact cause of death. It's believed foul play isn't a contributing factor.
A 74-year-old man died earlier this month after losing consciousness during a similar excursion farther north along the Keys.