Rhode Island

Man Dies After Diving Near Rhode Island State Park

Officials say a man has died after diving in the water around a Rhode Island state park. 

The Coast Guard says the man was reported in distress close to Beavertail State Park around 1 p.m. Sunday. 

First responders picked up the man from the diving boat and brought him to shore. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital. 

The man's identity has not been released pending notice of next of kin. 

The cause of death is still under investigation.

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