- Associated Press - Monday, July 17, 2017

JAMESTOWN, R.I. (AP) - 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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