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Minnesota Man Drowns While Snorkeling in Puerto Rico

Updated: 12/08/2013 9:08 PM
Created: 12/07/2013 5:26 PM KSTP.com
By: Megan Stewart

Puerto Rico police say a 30-year-old tourist from Minnesota has died while snorkeling off the island's north coast.
    
Police said he was snorkeling with several other people who were rescued. Authorities said the group had been snorkeling about a mile off Cerro Gordo beach in Vega Alta.
    
Police did not immediately have his home town.
    
Meteorologists had issued a high surf advisory on Saturday warning of waves up to 12 feet (four meters) through early Monday.

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