Posted Feb 17 2004 10:52 AM PST
TOFINO, B.C. - A commercial diver who was rescued
from the waters near Tofino on the west coast of Vancouver Island
on Monday has died in hospital.
Forty-four-year old Kazmierz Kowalski was harvesting
geoducks at Eppers Passage near Morfee Island when he suffered
a heart attack.
Kowalski was rescued by the Coast Guard and taken
to the Tofino hospital.
Coast Guard search and rescue personnel also pulled
another diver from the waters around Ogden Point in Victoria on
A large wave had knocked the man off the rocks by
He and a friend had just decided not to dive because
it was too windy.
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