Diver Killed in Incident Off Point Loma | NBC 7 San Diego

Diver Killed in Incident Off Point Loma



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    A scuba diver died after being rescued off the coast of San Diego Sunday afternoon, the U.S. Coast Guard said. 

    A distress call first went out from dive boat Marissa, which is usually moored at Mission Bay, around 12:10 p.m. 

    The Coast Guard said a second diver pulled the 42-year-old man in danger out of the water about 10 nautical miles southwest of Point Loma. They were at Hogan's Wreck, a popular dive site. 

    A small boat took the patient to the Ballast Point Coast Guard Station for an emergency transfer, but the man was pronounced dead there.

    Check back for updates on this developing story.