LAGUNA BEACH (CBSLA.com) — A 20-something free diver was killed Saturday afternoon near Laguna Beach.
The victim died at Crystal Cove State Park, authorities said.
The victim -- one of two Orange County men in their 20s diving about 400 yards from shore and to depths of 45 feet -- didn't emerge from the water after a dive. The victim's friend flagged down a passing boat and lifeguards were notified about 1:35 p.m., California State Parks spokesman Kevin Pearsall told the Orange County Register.
The man's body was recovered about 3 p.m., Pearsall told the newspaper.
He was pronounced dead at a hospital, The Register reported.
His name was withheld pending notification of his family.
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